Call for Abstracts: 16th APRU Multi-Hazards Symposium 2021 (Deadline: 30 July 2021)

The 16th APRU Multi-Hazards Symposium 2021 on ‘Building Partnerships for Sustainable Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) for All Hazards’ led by the University of Indonesia will be held virtually during 24-25 November 2021.


CUHK members (faculty and students) are invited to submit an abstract on the following topics:

  • Engineering and Infrastructures in Disaster
  • Na-Tech (Natural-Technological Hazards)
  • Pandemics and Public Health Issues
  • Disaster Mitigation: Policies, Practices and Alternatives
  • Emergency and Crisis Management
  • Business Continuity Management and Disaster Insurance
  • Social Science Perspective in Disaster
  • Statistical and Modelling Tools for Disaster Management
  • Community Empowerment for DRR
  • Media and communication


Interested CUHK participants should submit their abstracts online by 30 July 2021 (and copy Ms. Yiho Lee at for necessary follow-up). For more information on the Symposium, please refer to For enquiries, please contact the organiser directly at /

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