People living in urban environments face multiple risks which range from financial risks, physical risks (natural hazards), technological risks (building structures, infrastructure, hazardous facilities) and social risks (violence, social dissatisfaction).These risks are often inter-linked with...Read More
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In March 2019, the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) kicked off two new programmes on disaster education for kindergartens and primary schools.
An efficient and effective disaster risk reduction practice should be an all-hazard...Read More
The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) joined the Hong Kong Observatory’s (HKO) Open Day on 23-24 March 2019, to promote community resilience by encouraging the public to prepare disaster survival kits.
Being prepared means being...Read More
Occupational health is an important topic for health practice. In order to protect health and well-beings, the need to understand the principles of occupational health and prepare for unforeseeable events is rapidly growing. This course will provide the participants with the overview of...Read More
We are glad to introduce to you a 1.5 day Training Workshop on Disaster Management on 11 & 18 May 2019 co-organised by the Hong Kong College of Community Medicine and the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI). The...Read More
The Black Death, Spanish Flu, SARS, Ebola ... In the history of mankind, deadly infections and appalling disasters are inseparable. Science has given us the ability to hunt down the pathogens. However, pathogens – new and old – keep emerging and evolving in every corner of the planet. In today’s...Read More
The free short course “Research Methodology for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response” (31 May 2019; 1 June; and optional 5 Jun 2019) is organised by the Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care (JCSPHPC), and Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and...Read More
On 13-15 March, the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) participated in the Fourth Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction (4th GSRIDRR) under the theme of “Increasing the Effectiveness and Relevance of our Institutes...Read More
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The free short course “Emergency Risk Communication in Disaster and Humanitarian Crisis” (29 April – 1 June 2019, classes are on Monday evenings & Saturday mornings) organised by Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care (JCSPHPC), and Collaborating Centre for...Read More