Johor's crown prince aims to find 'permanent solution' to flooding problem in the state

12/1/2022 2:02:00 PM

Johor's crown prince aims to find 'permanent solution' to flooding problem in the state

Johor's crown prince aims to find 'permanent solution' to flooding problem in the state

JOHOR BAHRU: Johor\u0027s crown prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim said on Wednesday (Jan 12) that he intends to find a permanent solution to the state’s flooding problem. Among the important aspects that needed attention he said

Johor's crown prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim saidon Wednesday (Jan 12) that he intends to find a permanent solution to the state’s flooding problem.Among the important aspects that needed attention he said, were drainage and sewerage systems that could accommodate high rainwater capacity; effective river management; and a high level of readiness to handle disasters.

“Floods are a problem that occur almost every year,” he said in a Facebook post. “Although there have been improvements in flood mitigation efforts since ... 2006, I intend to find a permanent solution to the flood problem in Johor.”He said he believed that prevention is better than cure, and will organise a river cleaning programme in the state as well as special initiatives and programmes next month to raise public awareness on the importance of keeping rivers clean.

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