Background: Since 2014 during the east coast flood, CREST has working closely with Kampung Kuala Telang. Besides sending relief items, we have there for years to support the local on rebuilding, development and risk reduction. During 25-29 Jan 2017, the heavy rain fall at Kg. Telang has overflow Sg. Jelai and Sg. Telang, following developed a 4ft-high water, affected 49 out of 69 household.
Before the 2017 flood, CREST and the local community has built 9 rafts for flood emergency to keep safe their valuable items from the flood water. All rafts are functioning during the 2017 flood.
1. To build eight floating rafts for the villagers, two for the Sekolah Kebangsaan Kuala Telang and one for the community hall.
2. To bring a group of eight volunteers to work together (build rafts) with the local villagers.
3. To have fellowship with Bob and Melissa Seong for preparedness training @ Kuala Lipis.
24 December, 2014 as Monson session in East Malaysia, heavy rains were non-stop in the area of Peninsular Malaysia and causes 5 states went into disaster emergency respond. During our relief operation, CREST has establish network with the local community. In Kelantan, Kota Bharu, Guchil Kuala Krai and Manek Urai Kuala Krai. In Pahang, Kampong Telang.