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2018

30/04/2018

The 10th commemoration of the 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake is just around the corner. While it is painstaking to commemorate such an agonizing incident, it also serves to remind us of the devastating disaster risks and the importance of preparing for emergencies.

 

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30/04/2018

Every summer, Hong Kong is faced with multiple typhoons and excessive rainfall, consequently inducing landslides, increasing potential disaster threats. Prevention of landslides is the best way to combat such natural phenomenon.

 

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24/04/2018

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) is inviting tenders for the development of a “One-stop Online Community Portal for Disaster Preparedness Knowledge”, expected to be carried out June 2018 – May 2019.

The HKJCDPRI believes that engaging...Read More

29/03/2018

A FREE and new Public Health Course, CMED6232 ‘Infectious Outbreaks and Disasters’ (every Monday during 30 Apr - 6 Aug 2018), organised by the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine of The University of Hong Kong (HKU) and supported by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response...Read More

29/01/2018

Three FREE Short Summer Courses from the Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response Summer Institute 2018 (June & July 2018) is now open for enrollment. The courses are provided by the Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care (JCSPHPC), and Collaborating Centre for Oxford...Read More

24/01/2018

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) Project was launched in November 2014 as a collaborative initiative, which has evolved over the past three years. It was envisaged that a meta-synthesis of the review findings conducted midway through the project...Read More

2017

15/12/2017

The Fundamental Disaster Response Course is organized by the Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine and supported by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI), aiming to cultivate leadership in disaster management. This is the fourth running of the course...Read More

07/12/2017

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The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) Overseas Training Fellowship for Emergency Medicine  / Emergency Medical Services is now open for application.

Concerning the potential risks of...Read More

05/11/2017

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing ceremony between Hong Kong Jockey Club Diaster Preparedness and Response Insitute (HKJCDPRI) and the National Health and Family Planning Committee was held on 1 November 2017 in Beijing. The MoU is a result of series of discussion between the two...Read More

02/11/2017

Terrorist attacks are one of the new global challenges. In recent years, mass gathering events have become the target of attacks. The November 2015 Paris attacks, 2016 Nice truck attack, Manchester Arena bombing in 2017 etc. Fortunately, Hong Kong has not experienced any terrorist attacks but we...Read More

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