Hong Kong Red Cross Annual Meeting 2016
Fruitful Humanitarian Achievements
Our Deepest Appreciation to Community Ceaseless Support
The Hong Kong Red Cross Annual Meeting 2016 was held on 18 November, at which HKRC President The Hon Sir Ti Liang Yang chaired the Meeting, and HKRC Chairman Mr Vincent Lo, introduced the five-year strategic plan of the HKRC, and the work and developments in the past year were also presented, such as: disaster relief, post-disaster support and disaster preparedness services in 11 countries and regions which benefitted over one million people; various health promotion activities which attracted more than 64,300 participants; patient concern service, elderly chronic diseases management and community visits which benefitted around 300,000 people; and the total hours of service by volunteers exceeded 520,000 in 2015.
Pass-it-On Charity Campaign
“We Want U” to Join the Humanitarian Force and
To Make Our Mission Possible
The Hong Kong Red Cross (HKRC) annual fundraising campaign “Pass-it-On” is now stepping into its 14th year. “Wanted-Mission Possible” is the theme of the Campaign this year, aiming to solicit members of the public to support our humanitarian work by joining hands with Detective Reddie Bear, to find and help needy in the community.
Hong Kong Red Cross Tracing Service 65th Anniversary Case Sharing Session
“Tracing” is the oldest service of Hong Kong Red Cross, which has reached its 65th anniversary this year. The 190 Red Cross and Red Crescent national societies around the world provides tracing service for people affected by natural or man-made disasters.
China Floods 2016：Work Report
Since late August, the coastal areas of China have been severely hit by a series of typhoons, bringing windstorm and heavy rain in Jilin, Heilongjiang, Liaoning, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Guangdong and Hainan.
Hong Kong Red Cross Donor Award Ceremony 2016
Big-hearted Donors and Corporations Being Recognized
The Hong Kong Red Cross held its annual Donor Award Ceremony on 20 October in recognition of the generosity and supports from different corporations, organizations and donors in the year 2015/16.
Caribbean Hurricane Matthew: Work Report 1
On 4 October 2016, Hurricane Matthew, the strongest Hurricane in decades, hit directly and made landfall in the southwestern part of Haiti. The United Nations estimated that 2.1 million people have been affected. Until 12 October, Red Cross assessment showed that 372 people were dead and 175,509 people were displaced.
Flood in Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK): Work Report 1
Flooding situation as triggered by a low pressure plus the effect from Typhoon Lionrock continues. Latest official report shows that 138 lives have been lost whereas 400 people still missing. At least 600,000 people are affected across six counties in North Hamgyong Province. Because of landslides that damaged essential road connection, challenges exist in transporting essential relief to some areas, particularly in Musan County and Yonsa County.