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MMC 2017

HKJCDPRI launches annual “Community Campaign on Disaster Resilience” to enhance the community resilience through a range of public education activities.

Among those, the annual "Multi-media Competition" aims to enhance the public awareness on disaster risk reduction by engaging...Read More



The first Advanced Disaster Response Course (ADRC),organised by the Disaster Medicine Subcommittee of the Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine and supported by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute, commenced in September 2016. The course was organized over...Read More


Targeted for Aircrew Officers, Air Medical Officers and Air Medical Nursing Officers, the first Air Crew Resuscitation Course was completed on 3 December 2016 with six Aircrew Officers. The objectives of the course was to provide principle and hand on experience of pre-hospital and helicopter...Read More


Co-organised by the World Health Organization (WHO) and HKJCDPRI, the second WHO Emergency Medical Teams (EMT) Global Meeting has been successfully held on 28-30 November...

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As part of the Senior Leadership Programme  organised  by the Hong Kong College of Community Medicine and supported by the HKJCDPRI, a training workshop on disaster management was held on 19 and 26 November 2016...

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The Civil Aid Service (CAS) organises "Mountaineering Safety Promotion Day (MSPD)" since 2005, to raise public awareness of mountaineering safety.

In 2016, HKJCDPRI was invited to join force in such a meaningful annual event. Along with 21 government departments, mountaineering...Read More


The Annual Conference on Disaster Preparedness and Response (ACDPR), themed "Building a Resilient Health System", was held on 8 October 2016 at the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Jockey Club Building. The Conference was co-organised by HKJCDPRI and the Hong Kong College of Community Medicine (...Read More


In collaboration with the University of Manchester Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute, Department of Health and Hospital Authority, HKJCDPRI organised a workshop titled "Mobile Surge Capacity Teams for Medical and Public Health Emergencies" on 7 October 2016. 

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To increase public awareness on disaster preparedness and response, HKJCDPRI launched a drawing competition for primary school students in Hong Kong in 2016. A total of 333 applications were received by 31 August 2016. Participating students not only demonstrated their creativity, but also...Read More


Partnering with the Hong Kong Automotive Association, HKJCDPRI organised a training "Motorsport Medicine Incident Management Course" for medical incident first responders, involved in the 2016 FIA Formula E Hong Kong Station race event held on 8 and 9 October 2016. Two identical courses were...Read More




The 20th World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM) Congress convened on the 24th – 28th April in Toronto, with more than 900 disaster and emergency medicine professionals in attendance. HKJC DPRI had submitted two abstracts about trainings...Read More


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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Tianjin Explosions

The latest HKJCDPRI-Harvard Case Study on industrial disaster - Preventing the Preventable: The 2015 Tianjin Explosions has been released. In order to promote learning of best practices in disaster response, Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and...Read More


Tenders are being invited for conducting the mid-term review of the “Establishment of a Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute” (HKJCDPRI) Project, between March - October 2017.


The HKJCDPRI is established in November 2014, and has evolved slowly over the past 2 years. To...Read More



Under the HKJCDPRI Research Grant 2016 programme, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology will develop a new smart Landslide Information System to cope with landslide hazards in Hong Kong...

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The first Overseas Training Fellow for Healthcare Professionals, Ms Tiffany Yeung, completed her fellowship at Public Health England (PHE) on 30 June 2016. She spent six months working with Professor Virginia Murray, the team lead of the Global Disaster Risk Reduction Team under the Global...Read More


With collaboration with the Collaboration Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC) of the Faculty of Medicine of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the University of Hong Kong and the Harvard University, the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster...Read More


On 3 - 4 June 2016, Ms Eva Lam, Director of HKJCDPRI and a member of the HKJCDPRI Working Group on World Health Organization (WHO) Global Emergency Medical Team (EMT) Initiative attended the 2-day WHO Global EMT Mentorship Meeting held in Tokyo, Japan. The meeting brought together existing EMT...Read More


The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI)  joined the “Cross-strait Alliance on Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Development” consisting of HKJCDPRI, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, the Sichuan University and five other Universities from the...Read More