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Fundamental Disaster Response Course 2018

Fundamental Disaster Response Course 2018

The course is organized by the Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine for the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) aiming to cultivate interest and create leaders in disaster management. This is the 4th running of the course. New speakers are recruited for each running, details can be seen in below attachment.


The Course will be delivered over 4 full days spanning 4 months. The delivery model will target at set objectives with core skills and competency checklist. They will be delivered via lectures; discussions, demonstrations, experience sharing. Self-reading is expected during the designated study period with a minimum commitment of 3 hours reading per week.


The course would be delivered in English.


Target audience:

Professionals in Health Care who will be involved in response to disasters.


Course details:

Course Dates

All full days (Saturdays)

10th March 2018

14th April 2018,

19th May 2018

9th June 2018

Course Venue

Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Jockey Club Building,
99 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen

Further Information

Course Leaflet
Speakers Information
Course website

A $3000 deposit is required upon registration, and will be returned after successful completion of the course. A minimum of 75% attendance rate and the passing of tests is required for successful completion.


Adverse Weather Policy

  • When Typhoon Signal No. 3 or below/Amber or Red Rainstorm Warning is in force – course held as scheduled.
  • If Typhoon Signal No. 8 or above/Black Rainstorm Warning is hoisted at 6:00 am – course will be postponed and detail would be informed through email.
  • At 6:00 am, if announced that Typhoon Signal No. 8 / Black Rainstorm Warning will be hoisted before noon on day of class – course will be postponed and detail would be informed through email.
  • When Typhoon Signal No. 8 or above is hoisted during classes – dismiss immediately. Follow-up wound be informed through email.
  • When Black Rainstorm Warning is hoisted during classes/examinations – course held as scheduled.