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2018

03 Jul 2018

Management of disasters, like most major incidents, can be divided  in  three phases, i.e. Before, During and After. Actions taken during each phase are, respectively, Prevention & Preparedness; Response and Recovery. The role of a senior leader in the disaster management team is essential at each of these three phases.

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03 Jul 2018

Safety is the first priority of event  organisation . The recent major incidents happened in overseas live events such as the terror attack in Manchester Arena, concert fire in Oakland, and the Marathon bombing in Boston, etc, served as a harsh reminder of the ever-present threat during any live event. The need  of  continuous assessment of risks and needs

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03 Jul 2018

Safety is the first priority of event  organisation . The recent major incidents happened in overseas live events such as the terror attack in Manchester Arena, concert fire in Oakland, and the Marathon bombing in Boston, etc, served as a harsh reminder of the ever-present threat during any live event. The need  of  continuous assessment of risks and needs

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2016

27 May 2016

Novel emerging infectious diseases (EID) continue to emerge and threaten public health. Most of these arise from animals and are caused by RNA viruses which are highly mutable and able to cross-species barriers more efficiently. In addition to microbial adaptation and change, the speed and scale of international travel and trade, ecological and environmental factors, human demographics

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27 May 2016

A brief review is offered o the scientific background for human-induced climate change. Drawing mostly from the findings of the latest Assessment Report of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a survey is made of the observed evolution of climate signals in the past decades, and the projected development of these signals towards the end of the 21st century.

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25 May 2016

The UK has established registers of health professionals, the UK International Emergency Trauma Register (UKIEMR), drawn largely, but not exclusively from the NHS, willing to deploy to sudden onset disasters and emergencies overseas. Members have full health screening, full insurance, medical indemnity, vaccinations and training that includes a pre-deployment course

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23 May 2016

The Government of HKSAR establishes a risk based framework to handle the epidemic of communicable diseases. A three-tier framework for the preparedness and response for influenza pandemic, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome and Ebola have been prepared.
The activation of the three-tiered response level, namely Alert, Serious and Emergency Levels 

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20 May 2016

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.

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29 Feb 2016

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 becomes

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