Selangor officials too inexperienced to handle massive floods, exco admits


Elill Easwaran Noel Achariam

While admitting inexperience on the part of the state government, Selangor infrastructure and agriculture committee chairman Izham Hashim says federal government did not respond to requests for help for more than 24 hours. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Najjua Zulkefli, January 21, 2022.

SELANGOR executive councillor Izham Hashim has admitted that officials in the state, including district officers, were too inexperienced to handle the massive floods that had occurred in December.

The state infrastructure and agriculture committee chairman said people involved in the flood operations had no experience in handling such a situation.


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