A part of Duddell Street in Central, the day after Super Typhoon Mangkhut barrelled through Hong Kong in September 2018. The Hong Kong government was criticised for failing to mobilise police officers, auxiliary police and firefighters, as well as the Civil Aid Service and Auxiliary Medical Service, to help in the relief efforts after the signal 10 storm left a trail of destruction across the city. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Hong Kong reserve police and Civil Aid workers stand ready to serve, but must be called upon to do so

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A part of Duddell Street in Central, the day after Super Typhoon Mangkhut barrelled through Hong Kong in September 2018. The Hong Kong government was criticised for failing to mobilise police officers, auxiliary police and firefighters, as well as the Civil Aid Service and Auxiliary Medical Service, to help in the relief efforts after the signal 10 storm left a trail of destruction across the city. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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