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Educational Resources

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.

2017

26/06/2017
This case on stampedes is aimed at familiarizing students and practitioners of public health, disaster management, and urban planning with the risk of stampedes in mass gatherings. Stampedes and  weather related  events are the two greatest causes of mortality at mass gatherings. This case focuses on  stampedes,  but allows learners to be introduced their classes
07/03/2017
On August 12, 2015, one of the worst industrial accidents in recent history rocked the port city of Tianjin, China, located 75 miles southeast of Beijing. Explosions at a container storage station in the Port of Tianjin killed over 170 citizens and first responders, and injured over 700 more in the surrounding residential area. 

2016

26/10/2016
Hurricane Sandy, a late-season post-tropical cyclone, affected 24 states in USA with particularly severe damage in New Jersey and New York. Sandy began as a tropical wave in the Caribbean on October 19. On October 26, Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency for the entire state of New York.
26/10/2016
On March 11, 2011, Japan suffered an unprecedented triple disaster. A 9.0 M earthquake occurred off the northeastern coast of Japan, triggering a large tsunami that rose to a height of over 30 meters, and traveled as far as 10 kilometers inland. The earthquake and tsunami damaged Japan’s oldest nuclear power plant, setting off a chain of events culminating in a nuclear accident.

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