inclusion

I can be a resource and contribute towards disaster risk reduction

2019-01-30T11:26:52+07:00Tags: , , , |

Older people make up approximately 9% of the Myanmar population. Evidence shows that they are disproportionately affected by disasters – a result of their increased physical vulnerability, the belief that they are a burden rather than an asset in [...]

Joint statement on behalf of the older persons at the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 2017

2017-05-29T15:20:47+07:00Tags: , , , |

Official Statement made by Mr Godfred Paul, Country Director, Myanmar HelpAge International, at the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 2017 in Cancun, Mexico. On behalf of the stakeholder group of older people, he advocated inclusion of [...]