disaster risk reduction

Infographic: Regional strategy for age-inclusive disaster risk management 2019-2030

2020-03-18T15:23:09+07:00Tags: , , , |

In almost every disaster we have witnessed, older people have been disproportionately affected. In many cases older people were invisible or their particular needs were subsumed in the maelstrom of responses to those disasters. Preparedness plans were not inclusive. [...]

Older people’s roles in disaster risk reduction and management

2017-01-24T09:13:52+07:00Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

Proceedings of the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

2016-12-26T08:35:31+07:00Tags: , , , |

The Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction was a seminal event in the calendar of the post-2015 development agenda. It was held on 14-18 March 2015 in Sendai, Japan. This World Conference took place amidst growing concern about [...]