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Upcoming Events & Training Courses

Upcoming Events & Training Courses

We train and equip individuals with professional skills in disaster preparedness and response through various programmes

Upcoming Events & Training Courses

2018

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 fragments of disasters, so as to remind ourselves such upheavals are so close to our daily lives.  
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. There is technical training on the impact of health system in the preparedness, response and recovery phases of the Disaster Risk Management (DRM) cycle. We will demonstrate the impact, response and effort of health system by drawing from actual worldwide experience of large-scale disasters in different economic and political systems. To learn more and enroll to the course
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 Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), and in collaboration with the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) is now open for application.  
21/09/2018
China, which is one of the countries most severely afflicted by natural disasters, has suffered huge loss in human lives and economic terms from various sorts of natural disasters over the years. What’s worse, nearly half of the Chinese populations live in rural areas. The impact by natural disasters in rural areas is disproportionately high. There are two foci of the Course: disaster response and rehabilitation in the rural setting. The first focus covers the knowledge and skills, in basic and advanced level, essential for disaster response. The second one is on the rehabilitative care for victims in a natural disaster. To learn more and enroll to the course

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