Civil Aid Service assists in relief work after passage of typhoon

Hong Kong (HKSAR) -      The Civil Aid Service (CAS) mobilised a total of 140 members to remote areas to assist in the relief work following the passage of Super Typhoon Mangkhut in a two-day operation which commenced yesterday (October 5).

     The passage of Super Typhoon Mangkhut has caused extensive and severe damage to trees across the territory, during which numerous fallen tree cases were reported. A total of 140 CAS members were deployed to Sai Kung, Tseung Kwan O, Tai Wai, Sha Tin, Tai Po and Kat O yesterday and today respectively to clear fallen trees and broken branches. They also helped clean up beaches.

     The CAS will tomorrow deploy members to Tseung Kwan O, Tai Wai, Tai Po and Kat O to assist in the relief work in remote areas. 

     The CAS will continue to mobilise its members to carry out recovery work in other remote locations next week.

Published on: 2018-10-06

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