Different kinds of disasters happen every year in Hong Kong. The common disasters are Typhoons, Floods, Fires (Home Fires and Wildfires), Thunderstorms & Lightning, Extreme Heat and Infectious Diseases. Even if you feel that the chances you would be affected by such disasters in Hong Kong are low, they may still apply when you travel abroad in other risk-prone countries. It is important for us to acquire knowledge about these disasters so that we can be well prepared. Only by preparing well for disasters can we minimize the damage they cause. Here is some information that may help you learn more about disasters and how to prepare for and respond to them.