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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

2015

18/07/2015
Hong Kong has suffered its fair share of extreme weather owing to climate change globally. Yet, most of the citizens are not aware of how Hong Kong might prepare for disasters. To enhance awareness and understanding of general public on various hazards and their related risks to Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute will launch a series of public education campaigns jointly with community-based organisations, hoping to raise the community’s preparedness of and resilience to natural and manmade disasters.

2014

23/08/2014
The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) was officially launched on 20 August 2014, in the face of a global upturn in the frequency and severity of disasters, as an operational centre of excellence in disaster preparedness and response in Hong Kong. Over 300 guests gathered at Hong Kong Academy of Medicine at the launch to celebrate the establishment of HKJCDPRI under the generous funding support of HK$271 million over five years by the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) Charities Trust.

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