Why is Malaysia Still Under a Flood Crisis?



If you’ve ever been to Malaysia, you’d probably know how equatorial this country’s weather is: constant high temperature, relatively high humidity, and frequented by the effects of the Northeast and Southwest monsoons.

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World’s tallest twin tower, the Petronas Tower of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

But even this modern tropical country has to deal with natural phenomena like flooding. It is one of the major problems Malaysia faces every year. This requires an unconventional approach to protect the safety of their future. With fear in their heart each time it rains, how could they survive in the coming years to face the destruction which flooding can give?
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Andreas Klippe

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Andreas Klippe is founder of the Asian Center for Flood Control located in Clark Freeport Zone, Philippines.

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