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2017

10/09/2017

Safety is the first priority

Safety is the first priority in event management. Recent major emergency incidents such as the terror attack in Manchester Arena, concert fire in Oakland, and bombing in Boston Marathon, etc, served as painful reminder of...Read More

30/08/2017

A free short course “Emergency Risk Communication in Disaster and Humanitarian Crisis” (4 Nov–2 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 Humanitarian Response...Read More

29/07/2017

In July 2017, the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Insitute (HKJCDPRI) met with the Hong Kong Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO) of the Civil Engineering and Development Department (CEDD) to discuss potential in collaboration including identifying ways to improve...Read More

14/07/2017

A prototype mobile App for the Landslide Information System (LIS)

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) Research Grant 2016 was awarded to the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). The research aims at...Read More

14/07/2017

Aiming at providing accessible real-time landslide information to the public and leverage smart technology to enhance landslide incident reporting in Hong Kong, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is developing a new smart Landslide Information System (LIS), which will be...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

19/06/2017

There has been growing use of Virtual Reality (VR) technology in disaster preparedness and response trainings and it has been increasingly recognized as one of the innovative training modalities. To introduce the use and examples of VR in disaster preparedness training, the Hong Kong Jockey Club...Read More

04/06/2017

FREE and new Public Health Course (CMED6231) ‘Emergency Medicine for Disaster and Humanitarian Crises Responders’ (22 Jul–10 Aug 2017) organised by Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) and...Read More

16/05/2017

A study tour took place from the 8-12 May 2017, jointly co-organized by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) and University of Manchester Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI). The trip consolidated HKJCDPRI’s initial collaboration with...Read More

04/05/2017

The 20th World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM) Congress was convened on 24–28 April 2017 in Toronto, with more than 900 disaster and emergency medicine professionals in attendance. The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI...Read More

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