Find long-term solutions to Johor’s flood woes, state govt urged

26/9/2022 4:22:00 PM

Find long-term solutions to Johor's flood woes, state govt urged

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Find long-term solutions to Johor 's flood woes, state govt urged

JOHOR BARU: The state government should not continue with its “business as usual attitude” when dealing with floods and climate change issues, says Johor Opposition chief Liew Chin Tong .

“It threatens the lives of the public like what had happened to 14 children and their five teachers at a kindergarten in Kampung Mohd Amin here,” he said, adding that several landslides also hit several areas in Johor Baru during the incident.The Perling assemblyman urged the government together with local authorities such as the Johor Baru City Council, Iskandar Puteri City Council, and the Pasir Gudang City Council to act simultaneously and carry out proper planning in managing the flood issue.

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He said flash floods hit Sultanah Aminah Hospital on Aug 2, and in less than two months, the people had to face another deluge on Sunday (Sept 25).for the latest news you need to know.Mentri Besar Datuk Onn Hafiz Ghazi said the state bagged 77 gold, 52 silver and 43 bronze medals in the Games, which ran from Sept 16 until 24 in Kuala Lumpur.According to the district disaster management committees, two flood relief centres each in Johor Baru, Pontian and Batu Pahat started operating on Sunday (Sept 25) morning.

“It threatens the lives of the public like what had happened to 14 children and their five teachers at a kindergarten in Kampung Mohd Amin here,” he said, adding that several landslides also hit several areas in Johor Baru during the incident. The Perling assemblyman urged the government together with local authorities such as the Johor Baru City Council, Iskandar Puteri City Council, and the Pasir Gudang City Council to act simultaneously and carry out proper planning in managing the flood issue. Senior Fire Officer ll, Nazarudin Yusof said seven firemen from the Larkin fire station and a fire engine were promptly deployed to the location after the state Operations Centre received an emergency call at 9. “Based on a written reply from Johor housing and local government committee chairman Datuk Mohd Jafni Md Shukor during the state assembly meeting recently, there were 183 flood cases under MBJB’s jurisdiction between 2015 and February this year. "Well done to the athletes, coaching staff, management, Johor Sports Council and all those involved in making this possible," he said in a Facebook post on Saturday (Sept 24), adding that Johor crown prince Tunku Ismail Ibni Almarhum Sultan Ibrahim and the royal family have always supported the state’s Sukma team as well. “In the same period, the council has spent some RM41. “Upon arrival at the scene, the Operations Extraction Team (PKO) rescued and evacuated the trapped victims to a safer place which was a fast food restaurant located about 550 metres from the scene,” he said in a statement today.6mil from its allocation to overcome floods. In Batu Pahat, 29 victims from 11 families in Kampung Seri Bengkal are seeking shelter at Sekolah Agama Seri Bengkal while 21 people from six families in Kampung Bintang Peserai are currently putting up at SK Bintang Peserai.

Even with this amount of spending, flash floods are getting worse around Johor Baru,” he said in a statement on Monday (Sept 26).45am. Article type: free. Liew also urged the government to explain every expenditure that had been made to overcome the flood issue as the people have the right to more information regarding the latest development. He said that he had suggested during the state assembly meeting in June to set up a bipartisan committee on climate change and urban planning to find long-term solutions and draw up an effective flood and climate action plan. Ihsan Johor chief executive officer, Farah Faridah Baptist said her team went to the scene with equipment and transport vehicles to help rescue the trapped teachers and children aged between two and six years before being relocated transferred to the Larkin branch of the same kindergarten. “Everyone needs to accept the fact that climate change is happening all over the world and cannot escape its impact. “All old calculations are no longer relevant.30am and the high tide phenomenon.

Rainfall that is said to occur only once in 100 years is no longer valid in the current context. “Leadership and coordination from the state government level is very necessary where they should not expect the work at the local council level to be sufficient without comprehensive coordination,” he added. However, JPBD said the flood waters at several locations had receded and they were monitoring the situation from time to time. Article type: free .