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Partnering with the Emergency Medicine Unit of Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) launched a free e-learning course on elementary disaster medicine on three topics, namely field triage...Read More


The Annual International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDRR) will be held on 13 Oct 2019 (Sunday) this year.


What is the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction?

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction began in...Read More


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New Indicators of Resilience added to the Safe Cities Index 2019. Tokyo, Singapore and Osaka ranked top 3.

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The recent social situation in Hong Kong may have caused...Read More


Disasters happen everywhere. No matter how old you are, you can prepare for disasters. Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) encourages children to be well prepared for disasters: Always be aware of your surroundings, stay cautious to potential risks at...Read More



The Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR) is a biennial global assessment of disaster risk reduction highlighting latest updates, emerging trends, disaster patterns and progress in reducing risk. It aims to focus international attention on the issue of disaster risk...Read More


Extreme weather may cause more frequent and stronger typhoons. Be well prepared and take appropriate precautions can greatly lessen damages and influence of typhoons.

To be well prepared in typhoon season, we must take...Read More


This law course will help to understand underlying principles governing armed conflicts, also known as International Humanitarian Law (IHL). It enables a careful evaluation of the various IHL rules intended to protect victims, such as civilians and prisoners of war, as well as wounded and sick...Read More


A FREE short course “Food Security: Local and Global Perspectives” (6 Sep – 30 Oct 2019; every Wed & Fri evening) organised by Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, the Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian...Read More