A local resident (C) measures the depth of floodwaters in Kota Bahru
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Malaysia floods: Families lean on each other to survive

More than 160,000 people in Malaysia have been forced to evacuate their homes in the country's worst flooding in decades.

One of the worst hit areas is in Kelantan where large areas have been cut off from electricity for days.

Some residents are frustrated by the pace of the government's relief effort and have decided to take matters in their own hands.

The BBC's Jennifer Pak reports from the state capital of Kota Bharu.

  • 28 Dec 2014
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