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Aiming at providing accessible real-time landslide information to the public and leverage smart technology to enhance landslide incident reporting in Hong Kong, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is developing a new smart Landslide Information System (LIS), which will be...Read More


The HazMat Medical Response (HMR) course is jointly organised by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPR), the Hong Kong Association for Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine and the A&E Department of Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital. The 2-day course...Read More


There has been growing use of Virtual Reality (VR) technology in disaster preparedness and response trainings and it has been increasingly recognized as one of the innovative training modalities. To introduce the use and examples of VR in disaster preparedness training, the Hong Kong Jockey Club...Read More


FREE and new Public Health Course (CMED6231) ‘Emergency Medicine for Disaster and Humanitarian Crises Responders’ (22 Jul–10 Aug 2017) organised by Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) and...Read More


The Chinese Government marked 12 May as the National Disaster and Risk Reduction Day since the devastating earthquake struck the Sichuan province of China on 12 May 2008. A series of community campaign and activities were supported by the Chinese Government, community groups and private...Read More


A study tour took place from the 8-12 May 2017, jointly co-organized by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) and University of Manchester Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI). The trip consolidated HKJCDPRI’s initial collaboration with...Read More


The 20th World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM) Congress was convened on 24–28 April 2017 in Toronto, with more than 900 disaster and emergency medicine professionals in attendance. The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI...Read More


The Government Flying Service (GFS) of Hong Kong is responsible for providing 24/7 emergency helicopter and fixed-wing flying support. The GSF and the Hong Kong College of Anaesthesiologists collaborated to organize the Air Crew Resuscitation Simulation Refresher Course for the Aircrew Officers...Read More


With the increasing popularity of using virtual reality (VR) in training, there has been a paucity of studies showing that content retention in memory is better1, and compared to other simulations, VR bridges the gap of inconsistency of trainings, while allowing participants to be trained in a...Read More


The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) in inviting tenders for conducting the mid-term review of the “Establishment of a Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute” Project, between March - October 2017.

The HKJCDPRI was established in...Read More