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Malaysia is a Southeast Asian country occupying parts of the Malay Peninsula and the island of Borneo. It's known for its beaches, rainforests and mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European cultural influences. The capital, Kuala Lumpur, is home to colonial buildings, busy shopping districts such as Bukit Bintang and skyscrapers such as the iconic, 451m-tall Petronas Twin Towers. ― Google

Capital: Kuala Lumpur

Dialing code: +60

Currency: Malaysian ringgit

Population: 32.37 million (2020) World Bank

Prime minister: Ismail Sabri Yaakob

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Malaysia - Floods

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Heavy rainfall continues to affect Malaysia, impacting mostly the States of Kelantan, Pulau Pinang, Perak, Selangor, Melaka, and Johor in the Malay Peninsula and Sabah State on Borneo Island.

According to the National Disaster Management Agency (NADMA), due to Monsoon-Season Flash Floods, 959 households (3,107 people) have been displaced to 26 evacuation centres. 

On 16-17 November, rainfall with thunderstorms is forecast over most of the Malay Peninsula and Borneo Island. 

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Humanitarian Impact
  3,107
      Affected Persons
959
        Families
  26
        Displaced Persons

OCHA coordinates the global emergency response to save lives and protect people in humanitarian crises.

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