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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.

2016

27/05/2016
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.
25/05/2016
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
23/05/2016
The Government of HKSAR establishes a risk based framework to handle the epidemic of communicable diseases. A three-tier framework for the preparedness and response for influenza pandemic, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome and Ebola have been prepared. The activation of the three-tiered response level, namely Alert, Serious and Emergency Levels 
20/05/2016
This presentation gives an overview of the measures adopted by the Hong Kong SAR Government in managing major incidents that disrupt lives or threaten public safety. At the centre of the Government’s management efforts is the Emergency Response System that facilitates efficient channeling of information and resources where they are needed when disaster strikes.

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