Protection and the Elderly

This collection is composed of resources dealing with the protection of elderly people during times of crises, disasters, emergencies, and post-disasters. These resources come from partners within the Global Protection Cluster and organizations such as HelpAge International, UNHCR, and Natural Hazards review. They range from practical guidelines for dealing with emergency situations to the psychosocial impact that such experiences have on those in this involved. This collection will be the first of many collections discussing thematic issues and the elderly, and a part of a larger channel housed within the Age Library that deals more generally to the topic of elderly people in times of crisis. 

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Ageing and Disability in Pakistan

The "Ageing and Disability in Pakistan" Collection presents a selection of reports, documents, and academic research about the programs concerning disability and the elderly in Pakistan. This collection addresses the following topics among others: a- Older Adults’ Social Support and its Effect on Their Everyday Self-Maintenance Activities: Findings from the Household Survey which is a work from the University of Punjab, Lahore in Pakistan dealing with the increasing frailty and disability with age and helpful role from communities and social networks support; b- FACTORS AFFECTING SOCIAL PARTICIPATION OF ELDERLY PEOPLE: A STUDY IN LAHORE which is a study to identify major factors associated with social participation of older people; c- Services and Facilities Available to Children with Disabilities in Special Schools of Karachi Region which is a survey on the evaluation of the different services found within schools for students with disabilities located in the Karachi region...; d-  Ageing and Disability in Humanitarian Response and; also e- Ageing in Pakistan—A New Challenge which are resources dealing with elderly and challenges and solutions…