After the Haiti earthquake in Jan 2010, the WHO Pan America Health Organisation (PAHO) and partners convened the first meeting on Emergency Medical Team ("Foreign Medical Teams" at that time) in Cuba to discuss the Haiti response and concluded the need to set standards and a coordination...Read More
The free short course “Emergency Risk Communication in Disaster and Humanitarian Crisis” (29 April – 1 June 2019, classes are on Monday evenings & Saturday mornings) organised by Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care (JCSPHPC), and Collaborating Centre for...Read More
Since 2018, the HKJCDPRI has been collaborating with the Fire Services Department and became one of the co-organisers of the “Use the Ambulance Service Properly” Roving Exhibition. The event brought disaster preparedness messages through exhibitions and game booths to participant from different...Read More
The HKJCDPRI has been collaborating with NGOs and schools since 2016, to design and deliver “Community Campaign on Disaster Resilience” based on the threats identified to be relevant to the locality and features of the communities, to promote awareness and knowledge on disaster preparedness....Read More
The first three years of the HKJCDPRI establishment project has started a journey of achieving our ultimate goal as fostering Hong Kong as a prepared community to disasters. We built a learning platform for the Hong Kong community and the path has gained its momentum.
Joining hands with...Read More
“Adapting international norms and lessons learnt to meet local needs” is the motto of the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI). On 19-30 November 2018, the two-week overseas training fellowship programme “A Bespoke Integrated Resilience Skills Course”...Read More
The HKJCDPRI launched its annual multi-media competition, the 2018 Photo Essay Contest, supported by Hong Kong Documentary Initiative and Hong Kong Press Photographers Association, from 1 – 31 October 2018. Under the theme “I Was There”, we encouraged participants to revisit and collect...Read More