Infographic: Regional strategy for age-inclusive disaster risk management 2019-2030

2020-03-18T15:23:09+07:00Tags: , , , |

In almost every disaster we have witnessed, older people have been disproportionately affected. In many cases older people were invisible or their particular needs were subsumed in the maelstrom of responses to those disasters. Preparedness plans were not inclusive. [...]

More at risk: How older people are excluded in humanitarian data (summary)

2020-08-05T15:37:59+07:00Tags: , , |

This is a summary of the study titled 'More at risk: How older people are excluded in humanitarian data’ commissioned by HelpAge International. The objective of the study was to evaluate existing policies and practices concerning the inclusion of [...]

5 keys to successful Typhoon Haiyan Emergency Response

2016-12-26T07:12:29+07:00Tags: , , , |

The Typhoon Haiyan response, delivered by the Coalition of Services of the Elderly (COSE) and HelpAge International, sets a high standard for partnerships for humanitarian response to disasters. It provided a solution to the current situation and prepares communities for future [...]