emergency response

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

2019-05-03T17:29:46+00:00 Tags: , , |

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+00:00 Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

Myanmar Floods: HelpAge responding to families affected by flooding

2018-02-06T12:04:35+00:00 Tags: , , , , |

At least 300 family kits have been provided by HelpAge International to five camps for internally displaced people in the Magway region in west Myanmar. “Older people are particularly vulnerable during disasters and are often left out of emergency responses,” [...]