older people

HelpAge International launches low cost tool to assess needs of older people in emergencies

2017-01-04T05:50:09+07:00Tags: , , , , |

Today (Wednesday 25 November) HelpAge International is launching a quick, simple and low-cost tool to assess the needs and vulnerabilities of older people in humanitarian situations. The rapid assessment method for older people (RAM-OP) is a house-to-house survey that [...]

Strengthen community-based disaster risk reduction programmes by including older people poster

2016-12-26T08:18:34+07:00Tags: , , , |

This poster is part of four posters initially created for the exhibition at the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) - Asia/Oceania 2015 Congress in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The poster presents the active role of older people in emergency response [...]

Older people key to success in rebuilding Haiyan-affected communities

2017-01-04T06:03:06+07:00Tags: , , , , |

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+07:00Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]