Malaysia

Situated in the South China Sea, Malaysia, is divided into two peninsulas and borders Brunei, Indonesia and Thailand. The terrain is predominantly coastal, rising to hills and mountains. The climate is tropical with annual monsoons. Important natural resources include tin, petroleum, timber, copper, iron ore and natural gas.

Key Water Issues and Challenges

  • Flooding
  • Water pollution from raw sewage
  • Air pollution from industrial and vehicular emissions
  • Deforestation

Contact GWP Malaysia

Mr Djoko Sasongko, djoko@gwpsea.org

More Information

AQUASTAT -FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture http://www.fao.org/nr/water/aquastat/main/index.stm

UN-Water Statistics http://www.unwater.org/statistics_KWIP.html


Source: www.cia.gov; http://data.worldbank.org; www.unwater.org

Posted: 2012-07-26


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