HelpAge-COSE

Older people’s roles in disaster risk reduction and management

2017-01-24T09:13:52+00:00 Tags: , , , |

HelpAge International and Coalition of Services of the Elderly, Inc. (HelpAge-COSE) Typhoon Yolanda Response Programme recognise the vulnerability and capacity of older people in disasters. HelpAge-COSE's community-based disaster risk reduction and management activities included and trained older people [...]

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 [...]

Older people key to success in rebuilding Haiyan-affected communities

2017-01-04T06:03:06+00:00 Tags: , , , , |

January 2015 - Australia The Australian Journal of Emergency Management, Volume 30 Issue 1, 2015 reported the role of older people as a key to success in rebuilding Haiyan-affected communities. The story is based on the report entitled Typhoon Haiyan one year [...]

Typhoon Haiyan one year on: older people key to recovery

2016-12-26T10:50:55+00:00 Tags: , , , , , |

This report marks the one-year anniversary of the typhoon that the Philippines on 8 November 2013. It details our joint work with our local partner COSE to support older people to recover from the disaster. Language: English Published: HelpAge [...]