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2019

11 Oct 2019

The Annual International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDRR) will be held on 13 Oct 2019 (Sunday) this year.

 

What is the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction?

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Emergency Planning
30 May 2019

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) is taking an initiative to assess the demand in structured training and certification in emergency planning and management for different sectors o

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30 Apr 2019

Recently, I attended the 4th Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction (4th GSRIDRR) in the Disaster Prevention Research Institute, at Kyoto University.

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03 Apr 2019

People living in urban environments face multiple risks which range from financial risks, physical risks (natural hazards), technological risks (building structures, infrastructure, hazardous facilities) and social risks (violence, social dissatis

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28 Mar 2019

Recent review of more than 180 studies on the health impact of heatwaves published during 1946-2017 reports that there are substantial gaps between the research effort on the health impact of heatwaves and the need of population.

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28 Mar 2019

In the event of emergencies, all stakeholders are encouraged to have effective plans which aim at mitigating the social and economic disruption of entire communities.

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