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Educational Resources

We provide a variety of disaster learning materials on our online platform.

Educational Resources

The HKJCDPRI Educational Resources Section targets at clinical and health practitioners, health services administrators, professionals involving in planning, development and construction, and voluntary responders. All resources can be viewed at any time convenient to learners and at learners’ own pace.

The Webinars/Webcasts and Case Studies sub-sections contain knowledge in emergency planning, disaster preparedness and responses, community resilience including leadership and management.

The Blog sub-section provides a platform where our team and peers share news and updates, as well as opinions and experiences in building disaster preparedness for the communities.

 

All resources listed here are freely and publicly available, unless specified otherwise. We ask users to use them with respect and credit the authors as appropriate.

2019

09/07/2019
Humanitarian organizations are often involved in different stages of disaster management, including preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation. Such involvement takes the form of networks among humanitarian organizations as well as between humanitarian organizations and the affected communities. But an enduring question is the extent to which the humanitarian networks can be sustained over time across and between disasters, even without the trigger of disaster...
09/07/2019
Cities face a growing range of challenges in the 21st century, from the effects of climate change and growing migrant populations, to inadequate infrastructure, pandemics, and cyber-attacks. Resilience is what helps cities adapt and transform in the face of these challenges and many more, helping them to prepare for both the expected and the unexpected. 100RC defines urban resilience as...
Emergency Planning
30/05/2019
The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) is taking an initiative to assess the demand in structured training and certification in emergency planning and management for different sectors of industries in Hong Kong.   To understand the wishes and willingness of workers from different sectors to receive structured emergency planning courses and to become profesisonal emergency planners, the HKJCDPRI commissioned the Public Opinion Programme (POP) of The University of Hong Kong to collect citizens’ views on the training needs in Emergency Management and Disaster Preparedness.  
30/04/2019
Recently, I attended the 4th Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction (4th GSRIDRR) in the Disaster Prevention Research Institute, at Kyoto University. And I managed to take away with me a few major learnings from the Summit, which I wish sharing here! My first learning was about the new scientific challenges to disaster risk reduction and disaster risk management, and there is continuing need to foster uptake of science in government and industries to support implementation – suggestions on what works! I found the organization by Gluckman on the “Five categories of science advice” very comprehensive:

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