Shek O villagers and volunteers clean up debris and fallen trees on September 22 in the wake of Typhoon Mangkhut. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Hong Kong’s Typhoon Mangkhut response highlights value of community spirit in tackling natural disasters

Paul Yip says while the government’s efforts to prepare for the typhoon were commendable, a better surveillance and monitoring system, drawing on community information, could have minimised chaos in the storm’s aftermath

Topic |   Typhoon Mangkhut

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Shek O villagers and volunteers clean up debris and fallen trees on September 22 in the wake of Typhoon Mangkhut. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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