(Macau Daily) The sixth meeting of the 10th council of the Red Cross Society of China (RCSC) was held in Beijing recently. Chen Zhu, Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress and President of the RCSC, attended the meeting and made a significant speech. Chou Kuok Hei, Vice President of Central Council of Macau Red Cross (MRC), and Chum Pak Tak, Vice President of Directive Council of Macau Red Cross, also attended the meeting.
(Macau Daily) Recently, after typhoon Rumbia landed in Zhejiang Province, it continued sweeping up north with mercilessly dumping torrential rain that exceeded historical extreme. In particular, large-scale downpours devastated Shandong Province in 632 towns (communities), 81 counties (cities, districts), 13 cities including Weifang, Zibo and Dongying in varying degrees of destruction, and Shouguang County received the heaviest blow. Macau Red Cross (MRC) is monitoring attentively for the current conditions, and closely coordinating with Red Cross Society of China (RCSC).
(November 5, A report by Hu Yao, a Xinhua News Agency reporter, Macau). On November 5, the reporter learned from the Macau Red Cross (MRC), that their '4.20' post-disaster reconstruction project in Lushan County of Ya'an City of Sichuan Province has been completed and all put in full operation. The enormous project covered education, health care, transportation, etc., and benefited over 200,000 local residents.
(Macau Daily) Last Sunday, after monster typhoon Hato disastrously struck Macau, typhoon Pakhar followed its steps, and dumped terrible torrential rain in the region. Macau Red Cross (MRC) stays focus to the community’s needs, and continues on relief efforts, donating ‘domestic cleaning kits’ to residents in the seriously affected Rua da Praia do Manduco and Rua de Cinco de Outubro. Also, MRC collaborates with Hong Kong Red Cross to provide post-disaster counselling service to the needy residents, and conducts an assessment on post-disaster needs.
(Macau Daily) After the departure of the catastrophic typhoon Hato, Macau Red Cross (MRC) persists in caring of local residents, and to provide much needed supplies to the deprived group. MRC collaborates with several construction and engineering associations, to assess the damage condition of some residence; set up temporary first aid stations, and work closely with Hong Kong Red Cross for providing post-disaster counseling.
Assessing potential hazards in buildings