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, in collaboration with the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute was completed in November 2017.Read More
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Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) and its working partners support research studies related to disaster preparedness and response. Related research findings will be disseminated through HKJCDPRI’s network via various platforms to reach our target audiences. These findings can facilitate the development of more sophisticated methods and generate innovative ideas for better disaster management, benefiting people in Hong Kong and in the region.
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...Read More
In order to assist the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) and other disaster management players in Hong Kong in identifying priority areas for research, training and partnerships, HKJCDPRI launched a Scoping Study titled “Disaster Preparedness in Hong Kong – A Scoping Study” to assess the current disaster preparedness situation in Hong Kong...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.
The research titled “Cross-section study on disaster preparedness of Hong Kong citizens using GPS spatial sampling methodology” conducted by University of Hong Kong under the HKJCDPRI Research Grant 2015 programme intended to assess Hong Kong civil society’s perceived and actual preparedness in a variety of disaster scenarios...Read More
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The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) Research Grant aims to strengthen community disaster...Read More