Flooding causes chaos in Zhengzhou, the capital of China’s Henan province. Photo: TNS Flooding causes chaos in Zhengzhou, the capital of China’s Henan province. Photo: TNS
Flooding causes chaos in Zhengzhou, the capital of China’s Henan province. Photo: TNS

Does Hong Kong’s response to Henan floods reflect declining public motivation to support disaster relief in mainland China?

  • Pro-establishment groups increase support for flood-ravaged Chinese province but public donations much lower than levels seen for previous disasters
  • Analysts suggest the trend is linked to a disconnect felt by many Hongkongers with mainland since 2019 protests; confidence in government’s emergency response also a factor

Topic |   Hong Kong politics
Flooding causes chaos in Zhengzhou, the capital of China’s Henan province. Photo: TNS Flooding causes chaos in Zhengzhou, the capital of China’s Henan province. Photo: TNS
Flooding causes chaos in Zhengzhou, the capital of China’s Henan province. Photo: TNS
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