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Publications

We provide a platform between researchers, disaster practitioners, healthcare professionals and students for expertise exchange, collaboration and policy discussion.

Publications

HKJCDPRI Publications contain collaborative researches and publications with our partners and renowned academic institutions, other research and development projects that may be interested to practitioners, professionals and voluntary responders in the field. It has links to a comprehensive list of international guidelines, and it provides opportunities of blogging for responders who wish to share their knowledge, express their views and opinions in the discipline, and comment on major developments or news event.

2017

29/11/2017
To promote best practices in disaster research and evaluation, the Harvard FXB Center for Health and Human Rights partnered with Curtin University, Kunming Medical University, the Centre for Victims of Torture Nepal and CCOUC to develop a research training guide and accompanying study tools. The resulting manual provides guidance for creating effective research questions, building strong partnerships, and collecting data in emergencies, illustrated with real-life examples.
30/09/2017
The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute published a Scoping Study entitled "Disaster Preparedness in Hong Kong – A Scoping Study" in 2016.   Three pieces of publications have been published with the findings of the Scoping Study done in 2016.
19/09/2017
Between 2005 and 2014, disasters have caused total damage of US$1.4 trillion worldwide, with 1.7 billion people affected and 0.7 million killed [1]. With climate change, urbanization, environmental degradation and poverty, the world has been experiencing disasters at a higher frequency and intensity. To be effective, disaster management strategy must be able to meet the health needs of the affected population. With non-communicable diseases (NCDs) now being the major disease burden and leading causes of death worldwide, the traditional health focus of humanitarian response on acute conditions is no longer sufficient to address population health needs in disaster and emergency context. The significance of NCDs management and planning for potential humanitarian context must be recognized.
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 developing a new smart Landslide Information System (LIS) that can improve the planning of access and evacuation routes for emergency responders during intense rainstorms. Furthermore, the LIS aims to provide easily accessible real-time landslide information to the public and to enhance landslide incident reporting in Hong Kong via smart technology.

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