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Asia Pacific Disaster Mental Health Network Meeting

Posted 19/06/2020

CCOUC Director Prof Emily Chan attended the 1st meeting of the newly established Asia Pacific Disaster Mental Health Network on 17 June 2020 via Zoom. The meeting was attended by 14 members of the ...

IRDR 23rd Scientific Committee Meeting

IRDR 23rd Scientific Committee Meeting

Posted 19/06/2020

Prof Emily Chan, Mr CS Wong and Mr Sida Liu of the CCOUC team, as International Centre of Excellence in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response of Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (ICoE-CCOUC ...

Research Results of “Home Quarantine and Informal Home Care during COVID-19”

Research Results of “Home Quarantine and Informal Home Care during COVID-19”

Posted 19/06/2020

Facing the surging need for home quarantine and informal home care during COVID-19, CCOUC conducted a series of study, including a territory-wide large scale random digit dialing telephone surveys ...

Technical Advisory Document: Integrating Biological Hazards (Including Pandemics) Into DRR Planning

Technical Advisory Document: Integrating Biological Hazards (Including Pandemics) Into DRR Planning

Posted 17/06/2020

COVID-19 pandemic is the worst biological disaster observed in recent past. Its unprecedented speed and spread have affected most parts of the world. The year 2020, which is supposed to be an ...

Free Video-based Chinese Online Course on Health and Disaster Preparedness in Rural China

Free Video-based Chinese Online Course on Health and Disaster Preparedness in Rural China

Posted 15/06/2020

In response to widespread campus closure globally due to the COVID-19 pandemic and as part of the knowledge transfer endeavour of the Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster ...

CCOUC Field Trainees Recruitment

Posted 11/06/2020

(Last updated on 10 June 2020) The recruitment for field trainees of CCOUC field-training programme in October 2020 is now open. We are now looking for passionate, energetic students to participate ...

The Fifteenth Meeting of The High-level Experts and Leaders Panel on Water and Disasters (HELP) of the United Nations: 2020 HELP Actions under COVID-19 Pandemic

The Fifteenth Meeting of The High-level Experts and Leaders Panel on Water and Disasters (HELP) of the United Nations: 2020 HELP Actions under COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted 02/06/2020

Prof Emily Chan and Mr CS Wong of the CCOUC team participated in the Fifteenth Meeting of The High-level Experts and Leaders Panel on Water and Disasters (HELP) of the United Nations: 2020 HELP ...

A review on implications of home care in a biological hazard: The case of SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19

A review on implications of home care in a biological hazard: The case of SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19

Posted 28/05/2020

This technical brief intends to review existing guidelines, research evidence and published practices related to home care, covering care delivered by formal and informal care providers with the care ...

Sphere Global Focal Points Biennial Meeting

Sphere Global Focal Points Biennial Meeting

Posted 28/05/2020

As Sphere Focal Point for China, CCOUC was represented by Mr Chi Shing Wong and Mr Zhe Huang at the Sphere Global Focal Points Meeting via Zoom on 26 May 2020. The biennial international event was ...

Keio University RISK AP Seminar: COVID-19: International Responses

Posted 22/05/2020

CCOUC Director Prof Emily Chan delivered a presentation at Keio University RISK AP Seminar entitled “COVID-19: International Responses” via Webex on 21 May 2020. Ms Loretta Hieber Girardet, Head of ...