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Workshop on implementation of the project of strengthening the resilience in areas prone to natural hazards

2017-01-04T05:58:22+00:00 Tags: , , , , |

27 January 2016 - Vietnam The provincial Red Cross in collaboration with the Vietnam Red Cross Society organised a workshop on implementation of the project of strengthening the resilience in areas prone to natural hazards in central Viet Nam. [...]

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 [...]

Older people key to success in rebuilding Haiyan-affected communities

2017-01-04T05:54:11+00:00 Tags: , , , , |

Older people have been key to helping 150,000 people recover from Typhoon Haiyan, says a new report released today by HelpAge International and the Coalition of Services of the Elderly. New skills have been acquired, stronger homes built and [...]

Minimum standard checklist: Including older people in disaster risk management

2016-12-26T10:52:14+00:00 Tags: , , |

These guidelines recommend minimum standard checklists to ensure the inclusion of older people in the planning and implementation of disaster preparedness and response activities. Language: English Published: HelpAge International, 2014 Size: 476 KB Download       [...]