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The Flood Forecasting and Warning System (PRAB) in Malaysia


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The Flood Forecasting and Warning System (PRAB) is in need of extra funding to conduct more research on the increasing flood prone areas in the country.

AQUAS have helped to build 800 sets of systems in Northeast states of Malaysia, including Kelantan, Pahang and Terengganu, and other state governments. The system is including timely rainfall, water level, flow monitoring, early warning, and warning broadcasting. This monitoring information can be as a decision support and optimization of disaster prevention resource scheduling,
Besides, The system could predict a flood at least seven days before the disaster and improve the system's announcement and alerting capabilities.

In the near future, a total of about 2,000 flow, water level, rainfall monitoring stations nationwide will be installed.

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