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Mobilisation protocol for civil servants activated to enhance relief work following extensive flooding caused by torrential rain brought by low pressure associated with remnants of Haikui (with photos/videos)
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     The Chief Executive, Mr John Lee, announced the activation of the mobilisation protocol for civil servants to conduct at full steam the relief work following extensive flooding caused by torrential rain brought by low pressure associated with remnants of Haikui, said a Government spokesman today (September 9). Following the end of "extreme conditions", the Government promptly mobilised a quick response unit comprising about 250 civil servants from different departments to provide support in the North District.

     Supporting members arrived at Ma Mei Ha in Fanling, Lo Wu Station Road and Lee Uk Village in Ta Kwu Ling separately to carry out clean-up work. They also provided assistance to residents who stayed at a temporary shelter in Luen Wo Hui, Fanling.

     Accompanied by the Secretary for Home and Youth Affairs, Miss Alice Mak, Mr Lee inspected Ma Mei Ha Tsuen to understand the progress of relief work after torrential rain and showed support for supporting members. Mr Lee then visited people affected who are staying at the temporary shelter in the Luen Wo Hui Community Hall to learn more about their needs.

     The Chief Secretary for Administration, Mr Chan Kwok-ki, accompanied by the Under Secretary for Home and Youth Affairs, Mr Clarence Leung, arrived at Lo Wu Station Road to learn about the work done by supporting members.

     ‚Äč"I thank all supporting members and colleagues from relevant departments for their wholehearted efforts in the relief work. Their contribution helps to swiftly restore normal operation of the community and demonstrates their dedication to serving the public. The torrential rain recently experienced in Hong Kong was unprecedented in the past century, causing flooding in extensive parts of the territory and landslides. Various districts were faced with extreme conditions. During the early hours yesterday morning, I have instructed all departments to respond with all-out efforts to assist members of the public in need. I later activated the mobilisation protocol for civil servants and mobilised the District Services and Community Care Teams to participate in the related work. The Government will continue to strive to handle the relief work with every effort possible to ensure that citizens' daily lives could be fully resumed as early as possible," Mr Lee said.
 
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The Chief Executive, Mr John Lee (first right), accompanied by the Secretary for Home and Youth Affairs, Miss Alice Mak (second right), and the District Officer (North), Mr Derek Lai (third right), visits Ma Mei Ha Tsuen in Fanling to inspect the relief work in the wake of the torrential rain today (September 9).
The Chief Executive, Mr John Lee, inspected the relief work in the wake of the torrential rain in Fanling today (September 9). Photo shows Mr Lee (third right), accompanied by the Secretary for Home and Youth Affairs, Miss Alice Mak (second right), chatting with staff at the temporary shelter in Luen Wo Hui Community Hall.
The Chief Executive, Mr John Lee, inspected the relief work in the wake of the torrential rain in Fanling today (September 9). Photo shows Mr Lee (second left), accompanied by the Secretary for Home and Youth Affairs, Miss Alice Mak (first left), showing support to the government staff at the temporary shelter in Luen Wo Hui Community Hall.
The Chief Executive, Mr John Lee, inspected the relief work in the wake of the torrential rain in Fanling today (September 9). Photo shows Mr Lee (first right), accompanied by the Secretary for Home and Youth Affairs, Miss Alice Mak (second right), visiting members of the public affected by the torrential rain at the temporary shelter in Luen Wo Hui Community Hall.
The Chief Executive, Mr John Lee, announced the activation of the mobilisation protocol for civil servants to conduct at full steam the relief work following extensive flooding caused by torrential rain brought by low pressure associated with remnants of Haikui. The Chief Secretary for Administration, Mr Chan Kwok-ki (first right), accompanied by the Under Secretary for Home and Youth Affairs, Mr Clarence Leung (second left), arrived at Lo Wu Station Road to learn about the work done by supporting members today (September 9).
The Chief Executive, Mr John Lee, announced the activation of the mobilisation protocol for civil servants to conduct at full steam the relief work following extensive flooding caused by torrential rain brought by low pressure associated with remnants of Haikui. Photo shows supporting members carrying clean-up work by removing mud on Lo Wu Station Road today (September 9).
The Chief Executive, Mr John Lee, announced the activation of the mobilisation protocol for civil servants to conduct at full steam the relief work following extensive flooding caused by torrential rain brought by low pressure associated with remnants of Haikui. Photo shows supporting members carrying clean-up work by removing mud on Lo Wu Station Road today (September 9).
The Chief Executive, Mr John Lee, announced the activation of the mobilisation protocol for civil servants to conduct at full steam the relief work following extensive flooding caused by torrential rain brought by low pressure associated with remnants of Haikui. Photo shows supporting members distributing supplies to a person affected at the temporary shelter in the Luen Wo Hui Community Hall today (September 9).
The Chief Executive, Mr John Lee, announced the activation of the mobilisation protocol for civil servants to conduct at full steam the relief work following extensive flooding caused by torrential rain brought by low pressure associated with remnants of Haikui. Photo shows the Secretary for Home and Youth Affairs, Miss Alice Mak, visiting people affected who are staying at the temporary shelter in the Luen Wo Hui Community Hall to learn more about their needs today (September 9).
The Chief Executive, Mr John Lee, announced the activation of the mobilisation protocol for civil servants to conduct at full steam the relief work following extensive flooding caused by torrential rain brought by low pressure associated with remnants of Haikui. Photo shows supporting members carrying out clean-up work at Ma Mei Ha in Fanling today (September 9).

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CE visits Ma Mei Ha Tsuen in Fanling to inspect relief work in wake of torrential rain
CE visits members of public affected by torrential rain at Luen Wo Hui Community Hall temporary shelter in Fanling
Mobilisation protocol for civil servants activated to enhance relief work following extensive flooding caused by torrential rain brought by low pressure associated with remnants of Haikui