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2019

05/01/2019

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

01/01/2019

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (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...Read More

2018

05/12/2018

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

04/12/2018

“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

24/11/2018

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

23/11/2018

[This article is only available in Chinese.]

雖然颱風季節已過,然而經歷過「山竹」吹襲的香港人怎能鬆懈?我們發現保護大廈的玻璃窗戶、電力不穩以及保護汽車免受洪水浸壞,成為大多香港人的防災重點。將來市民面對的颱風可能愈來愈強,大家必須汲取經驗,未雨綢繆持續學習。

香港賽馬會災難防護應變教研中心,邀請已退休的理大前機械工程學系工程師盧覺強,在一連三集的短片中與大家分享在保護窗戶、...Read More

22/11/2018

Health system strengthening can promote resilience and efficient recovery in disasters. This course will introduce important frameworks and responses of the health system that guide managing disaster. Participants will learn about the building blocks and key components of the health system....Read More

22/11/2018

(Please click here for the Chinese version)(Please click here for the Chinese version)(Hong Kong, 6 Nov 2018) Hong Kong is still reeling from the impacts of super Typhoon Mangkhut after it devastated the city more than a month ago. The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response...Read More

31/10/2018

When a disaster happens, many responders may have never experienced anything close to the chaos and unexpected unfolding around them. Virtual Reality (VR) simulation has been recognised as a valuable tool for disaster response training to create unlimited disaster scenarios for training of...Read More

30/10/2018

A FREE short course “Food Security: Local and Global Perspectives” (7 Jan – 11 Mar 2019) organised by Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, the Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC) of the...Read More

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