disaster risk reduction

UN and HelpAge International call to reduce death toll among over-60s in disasters

2017-01-04T05:55:06+07:00Tags: , , , , |

13 October 2014, The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and HelpAge International today issued a joint call for greater involvement of older persons in disaster management efforts worldwide in order to bring down death tolls among [...]

Minimum standard checklist: Including older people in disaster risk management

2016-12-26T10:52:14+07:00Tags: , , |

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       [...]

Together in old age: Older people’s associations (OPAs) in enhancing local development

2017-01-24T09:22:09+07:00Tags: , , |

Older people's association (OPAs) are multi-functional, community-based organisations which are providing to be effective ways of improving the well-being of older people, their families and communities. This video reflects their experience in Asia (China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, [...]

ASEAN Strategic Framework on Social Welfare and Development (2011-2015)

2017-01-23T19:41:45+07:00Tags: , , , , , |

Not all older people are vulnerable, or need social assistance, however societies still have to be geared up to the challenges that this increase in ageing population presents and adapt social and economic policies accordingly. The Strategic Framework is [...]