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Publications & Research

We provide a platform between researchers, disaster practitioners, healthcare professionals and students for expertise exchange, collaboration and policy discussion.

Publications & Research

The HKJCDPRI Publications Section contains collaborative researches and publications with our partners and renowned academic institutions, and other research and development projects related to disaster preparedness and response.

The Guidelines section contains our selected collection of technical information, operational guidelines and useful tools for disaster management.

The Blog sub-section provides a platform where our team and peers share news and updates, as well as opinions and experiences in building disaster preparedness for the communities.

 

The blog posts are written by the author in his own personal capacity / affiliation stated. The views, thoughts and opinions expressed in the post belong solely to the author and does not necessarily represent those of Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute.

All resources listed here are freely and publicly available, unless specified otherwise. We ask users to use them with respect and credit the authors as appropriate.

2019

07/12/2019
Early warning (EW) is “the provision of timely and effective information, through identified institutions, which allows individuals exposed to hazard to take action to avoid or reduce their risk and prepare for effective response” according to United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR), 2006...
28/11/2019

[中文翻譯版本即將推出]

[中文翻譯版本即將推出]

  The <Words into Action guidelines - Design and conduct of simulation exercises - SIMEX (public review version)> is published by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR). The guidance document targets emergency manager, relevant government departments and other players responsible for disaster preparedness planning exercises. This guidance document consists of three main sections: General information on Simulation Exercise; the Process including planning, design, implementation and debriefing; Existing Guidelines.   
30/10/2019
Natural hazards have direct and indirect health impacts. Apart from physical and mental trauma, other health impacts include malnutrition, disrupted disease treatment plans, and risk of infectious diseases. Health impacts may be mitigated through health-related emergency and disaster risk management (Health-EDRM). They are systematic analysis and management of health risks through the reduction of hazards and vulnerability in all stages of the disaster management cycle, from prevention/mitigation, preparedness, response to recovery (Lo et al., 2017; World Health Organization [WHO], 2019).
11/10/2019
A global disaster book series is now available free-of-charge in Hong Kong for our kids!   

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