Govt taking measures to face monsoon flooding, says minister

Raevathi Supramaniam

Environment and Water Minister Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man says his ministry is focusing on low-cost, high-impact, short-term solutions to manage effects from the La Nina phenomenon, northeastern monsoon, and unexpected rainfall. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, October 5, 2022.

SEVERAL short- and long-term measures are being implemented to face the monsoon season flooding that is expected to hit Malaysia between November and January next year, Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man told the Dewan Rakyat today.

The environment and water minister was responding to questions from Raub MP Tengku Zulpuri Raja Puji on the government’s plan and preliminary planning actions to deal with the possibility of major floods following the La Nina phenomenon, northeastern monsoon and unexpected rainfall.

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