As part of the Senior Leadership Programme organised by the Hong Kong College of Community Medicine and supported by the HKJCDPRI, a training workshop on disaster management was held on 19 and 26 November 2016...Read More
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The Annual Conference on Disaster Preparedness and Response (ACDPR), themed "Building a Resilient Health System", was held on 8 October 2016 at the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Jockey Club Building. The Conference was co-organised by HKJCDPRI and the Hong Kong College of Community Medicine (HKCCM)...Read More
To increase public awareness on disaster preparedness and response, the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) launched a drawing competition for primary school students in Hong Kong in 2016, which attractedRead More
The battle has begun! "Disaster Commander Wanted!” is the theme of the "Multi-media Competition 2016", which is a part of the annual “Community Campaign on Disaster Resilience”.Read More
This presentation gives an overview of the measures adopted by the Hong Kong SAR Government in managing major incidents that disrupt lives or threaten public safety. At the centre of the Government’s management efforts is the Emergency Response System that facilitates efficient channeling of information and resources where they are needed when disaster strikes.Read More
No one agency or organization can address every aspect of the resilience process alone, more rigorous collaboration is required for complex problem-solving and action. As community organizations increasingly use resilience building to frame how they work, partnerships have become a critical ingredient in addressing the diverse needs in communities. Promoting safety, health, and prosperity becomesRead More
Asia-Pacific Region suffers the highest number of disasters across the globe.Read More
Hong Kong has suffered its fair share of extreme disaster events owing to the climate change. Yet, most of us are unaware how prepared Hong Kong is for the impacts of disasters.