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03 Sep 2017 description
report Macau Red Cross

(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.

30 Aug 2017 description
report Macau Red Cross

(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

30 Aug 2017 description

(Intercepted from Macau Daily) Vice President of the Macau Red Cross Central Council Chou Kuok Hei and Eliza Y L Cheung, representative of Hong Kong Red Cross, denoted that both regional Red Cross Societies have started their post-disaster psychological support, which includes hotline inquiries, home visits, and psychological counseling talks. When a psychological counseling is in session, volunteers from both places will be in attendance. The aim is to take good advantage of the Hong Kong professionals’ expertise, while pairing with Macau volunteers’ familiarity of local culture.

29 Aug 2017 description
report Macau Red Cross

Macau ICBC donates MOP500,000 to support post-disaster relief

Macau Red Cross (MRC) launched various services to the local residents after the destructive monstrous typhoon Hato, and hoped to help the community returning to normal livelihood.

19 Jun 2009 description

MANILA, 19 June 2009, 1600 hrs-New laboratory-confirmed cases of Pandemic H1N1 2009 were announced by Macao (China), the Lao People's Democratic Republic and Papua New Guinea in the reporting period to 19 June, helping to push the Western Pacific Region's total caseload beyond 4000. No deaths from Pandemic H1N1 2009 have been reported in the Western Pacific Region.

At a meeting 15 June, health experts from international organizations including WHO decided to change the official name of the virus from influenza A(H1N1) to Pandemic H1N1 2009.