In response to the 1972 Po Shan Road landslide tragedy, and considering the fact that the landscape of the Po Shan hillside is susceptible to landslide due to high groundwater levels, the Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO) has recently designed and introduced an innovative and sustainable...Read More
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The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute published a Scoping Study entitled "Disaster Preparedness in Hong Kong – A Scoping Study" in 2016.
Following the annual National Emergency Medical Team (EMT) training 2016 held in Fuzhou of China, the annual EMT training 2017 was held in Dali of Yunnan Province of China on 12-13 September 2017. Same as the training in 2016, the 2017 training was organised for all 37 Chinese national EMTs...Read More
The HazMat Medical Response (HMR) course was jointly organised by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPR), and the Hong Kong Association for Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine on 26 & 27 September 2017. The 2-day course was designed for emergency...Read More
The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI), in cooperation with XVR Simulation, held a seminar on ‘Simulation for Incident Command Training’ and an XVR Asian Users’ Group Meeting on 12-13 September 2017 at the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine. The event aimed...Read More
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).
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
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
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
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