• On 8 September 2023, a magnitude 6.8 earthquake hit Morocco. The epicenter located in the High Atlas Mountains about 75 kilometers southwest of Marrakech, causing serious casualties and damage.

    • Residents who intend to visit the country or are already there should monitor the situation, exercise caution, attend to personal safety and pay attention to local announcements on the latest situation. Residents in Morocco who need assistance may call the 24-hour hotline of the Assistance to Hong Kong Residents Unit of the Immigration Department at (852) 1868, call the 1868 hotline using network data via the Immigration Department Mobile Application, send message to 1868 WhatsApp assistance hotline or submit the Online Assistance Request Form, or contact the Chinese Embassy in Morocco at consular protection hotline: (00212) 537666000.

    • Assistance to Hong Kong Residents Unit – Online Assistance Request Form

    • (updated on 9 September 2023)

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