Terengganu flood victims arrise to 2,111 people

 KUALA TERENGGANU – The victims of the third wave of floods that hit Terengganu since yesterday jumped to 2,111 people from 612 families.

 Kemaman and Besut became the latest affected districts after Dungun, Hulu Terengganu, Setiu and Marang.

 So far, 45 temporary evacuation centers (PPS) have been opened in the six districts concerned.

 A spokesman for the Terengganu State Disaster Management Committee (JPBN) Secretariat said Dungun remained the most affected with 1,149 victims from 299 families in 21 PPS.

 “A total of 393 victims from 148 families are in 10 PPS in Hulu Terengganu.

 “A total of four PPS with 349 victims from 110 families have been opened in Kemaman,” he said here yesterday.

 A spokesperson for the Terengganu State Disaster Management Committee (JPBN) Secretariat said that Setiu has 189 victims from 48 families who are currently taking shelter in eight PPS.

 He added that a total of 19 victims from four families are at PPS Sarau Perumahan Baru Bukit Cina, Besut.

 “PPS Tapai Civic Endowment Hall, Marang still has 12 victims from three families,” he said.  – COSMO!  ONLINE

 By MOHD AZLI ADLAN

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