2 flood evacuation centres opened in Miri, Kapit

Flooded road. — DayakDaily.com file pic. //Photo: Pixabay

KUCHING, Oct 9: Two temporary evacuation centres (PPS) have been opened each in Miri and Kapit tonight to accommodate residents displaced by floods.

According to a spokesperson from Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC), the PPS in Miri is located at Dewan Mentali Saeh to accommodate flood victims from 26-door Rh Sumob and 49-door Rh Jelanie.

Meanwhile, the PPS in Kapit is at Kapit Youth Hostel to accommodate two families.

“At the moment, Civil Defence Force (APM) and other agencies are evacuating the victims so the details have not been finalised,” he told the media in a WhatsApp group message earlier. — DayakDaily