Emergencies

Emergencies and preparedness

2017-02-22T10:29:38+00:00

  Emergencies and older people South East Asia and the Pacific are impacted by natural hazards to greater extent than any other region in the world. Every year, disasters cause significant loss of life and hinder economic and social [...]

Moving to resilience

2014-03-27T15:09:02+00:00

This presentation is on the evolving role of HelpAge International in multi-risk environments and building resiliency in older people and their communities via capacity building. The presentation gives details on challenges faced by older people in disaster emergencies and resilience [...]

Community-based disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation and emergency response for older people

2017-01-23T19:43:15+00:00

The summary reports provides best practices and agreed action points for promoting disaster risk reduction (DRR), climate change adaptation (CCA) and emergency response among vulnerable groups by working through community-based institutions of older people in ASEAN countries and Japan.It advocates [...]