Recurrent floods inexcusable 

Emmanuel Joseph

Politicians talk a lot about flood mitigation but there seems to be a distinct lack of action, while the floods keep coming. – Facebook pic, March 9, 2022.

WHEN floods hit a few states in Peninsular Malaysia in December last year, part of the reassurance given by the authorities was that this was a one-off, a rare phenomenon that occurs once every 100 years.

Not even 100 days has passed, and Kuala Lumpur and parts of Selangor were hit by a series of smaller, shorter floods, with alerts raised for more to come in the next few days.

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