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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


The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) works with the XVR simulation which develops Virtual Reality (VR) simulation software for emergency response professionals. On 26-28 June 2019, two representatives of the HKJCDPRI participated in the XVR User’s...Read More


Mr/Ms Ready (防災達人) is out to meet with children in cartoons as well as real persons! They will visit primary schools to disseminate the knowledge on risks reduction and awareness. A Multimedia Creation Competition is also launched to inspire children to think outside the box how they can help...Read More


To create public awareness and understanding on potential hazards in the community, the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) collaborates with different organisations and schools to launch edcuation programmes of“Community Campaign on Disaster Resilience...Read More


The Annual Conference on Disaster Preparedness and Response 2019 with the theme of “Reduce Risks · Build Resilience” was successfully held on 29 June 2019 at the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Jockey Club Building. The 2019 Annual Conference is the fourth in this series of conferences, following...Read More


Titled “防災小將”, the Cantonese song highlights the importance of disasters risk awareness and the key message of “Get Ready! Be Prepared for Disasters!”, using simple wordings, catchy melody and energetic song arrangement.

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​The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) and the Child Education Centre for Teaching and Learning (CECTL), part of the Department of Childcare, Elderly and Community Services (CECS) of the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE), joined hands...Read More


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災難無定時,防災要隨時! 防災達人(READY) 隨時做好「防災」,當有危難時懂得應變!

* 「防災」即是在災難發生前,事先做好準備,減低災難造成的影響。
* 「應變」就是在災難發生的時候,我們知道和能夠保護自己、家人和朋友。

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A megacity facing high risks from natural hazards

Megacities can be seriously susceptible to various natural hazards potentially posing negative impacts on human health, economy and sustainability. With the global population living in urban cities projected to increase...Read More