The Police Special Tactical Squad takes down an anti-extradition bill protester in Mong Kok on August 3. Could Hong Kong cope with a mass disaster? Photo: Felix Wong
Darren Mann
Opinion

Opinion

Darren Mann

Typhoons, disease outbreaks and now escalating protests: Hong Kong isn’t ready for a citywide disaster

  • Independent assessments of Hong Kong find it lacking in governance, institutional capacity and identifying risks. This could come back to haunt the city if clashes between protesters and police escalate, overtaxing medical facilities

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The Police Special Tactical Squad takes down an anti-extradition bill protester in Mong Kok on August 3. Could Hong Kong cope with a mass disaster? Photo: Felix Wong
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