fbpx
Connect with us

News

Indonesian Official Blames M’sia For Causing Massive Floods In Its District Near Sarawak

Published

on

90A28E38 850F 463D 93F4 D3A2Af061D97
Source: Kompas

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

The public officer heading the Jagoi Babang district in the Indonesian Regency of Bengkayang, West Kalimantan has blamed Malaysia for the massive flooding faced by his district. As reported by CNN Indonesia, the public officer Radid, claimed that the rising waters was a ‘gift’ from the Malaysian state of Sarawak.

B279B58D 7Da9 4779 B3Ae 984C03De5Eaf

The flood currently faced by the district has been one of the worst in recent years and Radid also claimed that the abundance of palm oil plantations there also played a part in the natural disaster. He commented,

“We have never faced floods as severe as this year. The main reasons are the abundance of palm oil plantations and waters flowing from Malaysia. Malaysia flooded earlier this year and have now ‘sent’ the floods to us.”

Furthermore, he said that there are currently three villages in the district that are flooded with six other villages with its floods receded. However, this is the first time in history that Desa Jagoi has experienced flooding.

Radid further stressed that this is the the third time within just two months that Jagoi Babang have been flooded due to the factors he explained earlier.

67E2A093 Ccd0 4Ca5 A6B3 9Ac0039De23C

Meanwhile, another public officer, Yohanes Budiman thinks that the floods in the district was due to thinning rivers; for example, the Kumba River in Seluas Regency as well as the Ledo River in Ledo Regency. Yohanes clarified,

“The thinning of these rivers causes floods. The rivers can no longer contain the rising waters hence the flooding.”

Let’s hope that the floods will recede soon and there would be a cooperation between Indonesia and Malaysia to preserve the land and avoid any natural disasters in the future.

 

Also read: Agong Builds Houses For Pahang Flood Victims

Wob 001 5

 

Source: Kompas
Source: Kompas


Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.



Just In

Poss Poss
News32 mins ago

Selangor Man Charged For Possessing 58 Pieces Of Women’s Clothing, Pleads Not Guilty

A 23-year-old man was charged in the Magistrate’s Court today (18 June) for the possession of 58 pieces of women’s...

Shipping Ft Shipping Ft
News20 hours ago

Prices Of Toys, Coffee & Furniture May Rise Due To Outrageous Shipping Costs

Who doesn’t love online shopping? With Covid-19 not showing any signs of slowing down, lockdown online shopping has become a...

Ear Ft Ear Ft
News22 hours ago

Young People In China Are Getting ‘Elf Ear’ Procedures To Look Thinner & Slimmer

Ever wondered what it’s like to have pointy elf-like ears like Spock from Star Trek?  Well, pointy ears are now...

Pjimage 62 1 Pjimage 62 1
News22 hours ago

KJ: Walk-Ins For Vaccinations Allowed Once Registered Individuals Receive Their Vaccines

PPV vaccination centres across the country will be open their doors to those who want to get vaccinated on a...

Ascscascc Ascscascc
News23 hours ago

JB Man Pleads Not Guilty For Beating Pregnant Wife Until She Went Into A Coma

A 38-year-old man pleaded not guilty at the Johor Bahru Sessions Court today (17 June) for beating his pregnant wife...

Pjimage 2021 06 17T125552.994 1 Pjimage 2021 06 17T125552.994 1
News1 day ago

“Better to have a phone than nothing” Says Perak MB After Backlash On Phones Given To B40 Students

With online learning still being the norm, the Perak government is in the midst of giving smartphones to students from...

Stabbed Ft Stabbed Ft
News1 day ago

Lorry Driver Allegedly Tries To Stop Neighbour From Abusing Wife, Ends Up Getting Stabbed

On 14 June, a lorry driver was stabbed to death by his friend after a drinking session at the Taman...

Saman Saman
News1 day ago

PDRM Is Offering A 50% Discount On Certain Traffic Summonses Starting 18 June!

PDRM is offering a 50% discount for traffic summonses starting 18 June to 18 July. However, this does not include...

Announcement

Latest Videos



TRENDING TODAY