Chi Shing Wong
Chi Shing Wong
Chi Shing Wong is assistant director of the Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC).

The response to the outbreak in Kwai Chung has shown the government’s emergency response plans have failed to keep up with the times. People who are in compulsory home quarantine must not have their basic needs ignored in favour of comprehensive virus testing.

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Super Typhoon Haiyan has left thousands dead, and hundreds of thousands in desperate need in the central Philippines. Hong Kong's brush with a typhoon came most recently in September: Usagi, with all its potential of becoming the city's strongest storm in 34 years, eventually made landfall in Guangdong.