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Floods in Sabah: 705 victims still at nine relief centres

KOTA KINABALU (June 30) The number of flood victims at nine relief centres in Sabah remained at 705 people, involving 220 families, since last night until 9am today.

The State Disaster Management Committee, in a statement, stated that 323 of the victims, involving 102 families, were at four relief centres in Kota Belud and 230 others, from 72 families, were at three relief centres in Tenom.

“Apart from that, 59 victims, from 20 families, are at a relief centre in Papar and another 93 victims, involving 26 families, are at a relief centre in Beaufort," it said.

Floods hit 11 districts in Sabah, affecting 152 villages, following heavy rain since last Saturday. However, the situation is reported to be improving, with evacuees in some districts, including Penampang, having allowed to return home.

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