Kick-off Ceremony of “Safer Living 2.0”
10 June 2019
The Kick-off Ceremony of “Safer Living 2.0” was held on 10 June 2019 at the PMQ. On the event day, the Chief Executive, Mrs Carrie LAM, led the Secretary for Development, Mr Michael WONG; the Director of Drainage Services, Mr Kelvin LO and other guests to officiate at the ceremony. Other guests attending the ceremony included the Director of Civil Engineering and Development, Mr Ricky LAU; the Director of Fire Services, Mr LI Kin-yat; the Acting Director of the Hong Kong Observatory, Dr CHENG Cho-ming; the Head of the Geotechnical Engineering Office of the Civil Engineering and Development Department, Mr PUN Wai-keung; the Chairman of the Governing Board of the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute, Dr Donald LI; and the Chairperson of the Community Resilience Strategic Committee of Hong Kong Red Cross, Mr Stephen MA.
"Safer Living 2.0" is a year-long inter-departmental public education campaign comprising a series of exhibitions, seminars, tours and competitions. It aims to enhance public understanding of natural disasters. The first thematic exhibition jointly held by the organisers will be open to the public at PMQ from 11 June to 19 June. Admission is free.
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The officiating guests officiated at the Kick-off Ceremony of “Safer Living 2.0”
The Director of Drainage Services, Mr Kelvin LO gained the first-hand experience to install the demountable flood barriers at DSD’s 3D photo booth
Photo at DSD’s booth of the Director of Drainage Services, Mr Kelvin LO (right) and the acting Assistant Director of Operation and Maintenance, Mr Edwin LAU (left)
DSD’s display panel and flap valve