Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

The Sendai Framework is a new global framework for disaster risk reduction, which builds on the previous Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) released 10 years ago. This new Framework outlines seven global targets and four priorities of action to be ac... Read more

Disaster Risk and Age Index

The Disaster Risk and Age Index ranks 190 countries across the world on the disaster risk faced by older people. This report helps to measure and assess countries' progress in supporting older populations in respect of disaster risk, highlighting g... Read more

Disaster resilience in an ageing world

This report gives a comprehensive overview of how older people can be included in disaster preparedness, mitigation and response planning. Language: English Published: HelpAge International, 2014 Size: 1.9 MB [button style="medium" type="rounded... Read more

Vietnamese 10 years of implementation of MIPAA

Over the last decade, the Government of Vietnam has been implementing policies and actions to improve the lives of older people, in accordance with the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MIPAA). This report examines the actions taken and pro... Read more

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Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MIPAA)

MIPAA recognizes that older people must be participants in development at all levels. It recognises the abilities and contribution of older people, and their rights to healthy and active ageing. The plan focuses on three priority areas: older persons an... Read more

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Global Status Report on Non-Communicable Diseases 2010

The first global report on non-communicable diseases (NCDs), such as cardiovascular diseases, cancers, diabetes and chronic respiratory disease. NCDs are becoming the primary causes of morbidity and mortality around the world, and are all more prevalent... Read more

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East Asia Forum Quarterly: Demographic transition

The end of population growth in the region may be in sight, with declining fertility rates, but past and present growth means the challenges of managing the impact of demographic structure and population ageing. Social and economic development will vary... Read more

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