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2018

13/06/2018

This Course is a re-run of the 2017 Course with the same title. There are slight differences in contents and lecturers.

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29/03/2018

FREE and new Public Health Course, CMED6232 Infectious Outbreaks and Disasters’ (every Monday during 30 Apr - 6 Aug 2018), organised by the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine of The University of Hong Kong (HKU) and supported...Read More

29/01/2018

Three FREE Short Summer Courses from the Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response Summer Institute 2018 (June & July 2018) is now open for enrollment. The courses are provided by the Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care (JCSPHPC), and Collaborating Centre for Oxford...Read More

2017

15/12/2017

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...Read More

07/12/2017

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Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) Overseas Training Fellowship for Emergency Medicine (EM) / Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is now open for application.

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18/10/2017

The Hong Kong College of Community Medicine is holding a 1.5 day Training Workshop on Disaster Management under the Senior Leadership Program on Nov 4 and 11, supported by Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute on Nov 4 and 11 2017. This program is catered for medical...Read More

BDLS
14/09/2017

We are pleased to announce that the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) is going to conduct the National Disaster Life Support (NDLS) courses in Hong Kong with collaboration with the National Disaster Life Support Foundation (NDLSF).

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10/09/2017

The video recording for the sessions “Safety Management for Public Events” & “Crowd Management Technologies and System to Ensure Safe and Efficient Evacuation” is now available for viewing! Please find the links here.

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30/08/2017

A short course “Emergency Risk Communication in Disaster and Humanitarian Crisis” (4th Nov – 2nd Dec, 2017) organized by Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care (JCSPHPC), and Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical...Read More

HazMat
29/06/2017

The HazMat Medical Response (HMR) course is jointly organised by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPR), the Hong Kong Association for Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine and the A&E Department of Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital. The 2-day course...Read More

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2018

21/05/2018

On 16-17 May 2018, Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) led a 6-people Hong Kong delegation to observe and participate in the emergency exercise, Exercise Centum, conducted by the Western Australian Department of Health Disaster Preparedness and...Read More

30/04/2018

The 10th commemoration of the Wenchuan Earthquake is just around the corner. While it is painstaking to commemorate such a devastation, it also serves to remind the community of such agonizing disaster risks.

 

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30/04/2018

Every summer, Hong Kong is faced with multiple typhoons and excessive rainfall, consequently inducing landslides, increasing potential disaster threats. Prevention of landslides is the best way to combat such natural phenomenon.

 

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24/04/2018

Tenders are being invited for the Development of a “One-stop Online Community Portal for Disaster Preparedness Knowledge”, expected to be carried out June 2018 – May 2019.

As one of the stated institutional goals, HKJCDPRI believes that engagement of individuals and communities in...Read More

20/03/2018

The research entitled “Smart Landslide Information System” led by the research team of the Department of Civil and Engineering of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology...

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24/01/2018

We are recruiting a consultant / team to conduct the mid-term review (i.e. meta-synthesis of reviews) for the “Establishment of a Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute” Project (HKJCDPRI Project). Deadline for application is 7 February 2018.

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2017

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07/12/2017

Mr Jon Corbishley, Director of The Safety Officer Pty Ltd, Australia, will speak about crowd management methods for events and effective evacuation shall the need arise.

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07/12/2017

Mr Tim Roberts, Director of Event Safety Shop, UK, will speak about the concepts of doing an effective and suitable risk assessment in order to apply the best preventive measures.

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31/07/2017

The HKJCDPRI Research Grant 2016 was awarded to The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). The research aims to develop a new smart Landslide Information System (LIS) that can improve the planning of access and evacuation routes for emergency responders during intense rainstorms...Read More

Shenzhen Promotion Day
07/06/2017

The Chinese Government marked the 12 May as the National Disaster and Risk Reduction Day since the devastating earthquake struck the Sichuan province of China on 12 May 2008. A series of community campaign and activities supported by the Chinese Government, community groups and private...Read More

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