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2017

14/09/2017

We are pleased to announce that the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) is going to conduct the National Disaster Life Support (NDLS) courses in Hong Kong with collaboration with the National Disaster Life Support Foundation (NDLSF).

 

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10/09/2017

Safety is the first priority

Safety is the first priority in event management. Recent major emergency incidents such as the terror attack in Manchester Arena, concert fire in Oakland, and bombing in Boston Marathon, etc, served as painful reminder of...Read More

30/08/2017

A free short course “Emergency Risk Communication in Disaster and Humanitarian Crisis” (4 Nov–2 Dec, 2017) organized by Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care (JCSPHPC), and Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response...Read More

29/07/2017

In July 2017, the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Insitute (HKJCDPRI) met with the Hong Kong Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO) of the Civil Engineering and Development Department (CEDD) to discuss potential in collaboration including identifying ways to improve...Read More

14/07/2017

A prototype mobile App for the Landslide Information System (LIS)

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) Research Grant 2016 was awarded to the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). The research aims at...Read More

14/07/2017

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

HazMat
29/06/2017

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

19/06/2017

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

04/06/2017

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

18/05/2017

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

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