Children between the ages of 0-8 represent the highest percentage of affected populations in today’s global emergencies (UNICEF, 2007). The leading organisations in promoting disaster risk reduction globally have been...Read More
Partnering with the Hong Kong College of Psychiatrists and Hong Kong St. John Ambulance Association, and the Castle Peak Catholic Primary School (CPCPS), the HKJCDPRI delivered two seminars for the teachers and students of...Read More
The first World Disaster Report was published in 1993 with the aims of bringing up the latest trends, facts and anlysis of comtemporary disasters and the impact of disasters on vulnerable people in the globe. It is convened by the...Read More
Our latest population based survey found that 61% of the public of Hong Kong did not take any action in response to the fact that they believed disaster risk is increasing.
The Hong Kong...Read More
Early warning (EW) is “the provision of timely and effective information, through identified institutions, which allows individuals exposed to hazard to take action to avoid or reduce their risk and prepare for effective response” according to United Nations International Strategy for Disaster...Read More
The <Words into Action guidelines - Design and conduct of simulation exercises - SIMEX (public review version)> is published by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction...Read More