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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.


On 25 April 2015, a 7.8M earthquake struck Nepal, affecting millions of people across the small country, destroying tens of thousands of homes, and displacing large swathes of the population in the earthquake affected districts. Yet the impact of the earthquake was not equal across the population. Many vulnerable groups across Nepal  that did  not receive aid in a timely fashion.
Novel emerging infectious diseases (EID) continue to emerge and threaten public health. Most of these arise from animals and are caused by RNA viruses which are highly mutable and able to cross-species barriers more efficiently. In addition to microbial adaptation and change, the speed and scale of international travel and trade, ecological and environmental factors, human demographics
A brief review is offered o the scientific background for human-induced climate change. Drawing mostly from the findings of the latest Assessment Report of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a survey is made of the observed evolution of climate signals in the past decades, and the projected development of these signals towards the end of the 21st century.
The UK has established registers of health professionals, the UK International Emergency Trauma Register (UKIEMR), drawn largely, but not exclusively from the NHS, willing to deploy to sudden onset disasters and emergencies overseas. Members have full health screening, full insurance, medical indemnity, vaccinations and training that includes a pre-deployment course