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Publisher(s): HelpAge International
Date: Sep 2019
Location: Global

When communities are struck by conflict or natural disaster, older people are among the most vulnerable people affected. Some need targeted assistance or specific approaches within general...

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Date: Sep 2019

In emergencies, the poorest people suffer hardest and longest, including significant numbers of older people. Older people are often at least as vulnerable as other population groups, such as...

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Publisher(s): HelpAge International
Date: Sep 2019
Location: Global

This report from HelpAge International offers older people the space to share their hopes and concerns. It also gives them an opportunity to talk about the challenges affecting their daily lives....

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Publisher(s): HelpAge International
Date: Sep 2019

This guideline, from HelpAge International, has been developed to support field teams to implement protection activities for older people in emergency and recovery contexts. Its primary targets...

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Anecdotally, older people are considered to be vulnerable to emergency events, from the preparation phase, through the response, and into the recovery phase. This article, from Flinders University...

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This document systematically reviews the main risks (defined as potential adverse consequences of a crisis) older people are exposed to in emergency situations. It is intended for humanitarian...

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Specific objectives of the study were:1. What government policies and programmes were in place to ensure the rights of olderpersons in Lesotho and where policy and service gaps exist in the...

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Date: Sep 2019
Location: Global

Ageing has significant ramifications for the policy, planning and implementation of humanitarian aid programmes. Older people have particular needs that differ from those of younger members of a...

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Publisher(s): HelpAge International
Date: Oct 2019

The aim of this guidance is to ensure that the specific vulnerabilities and capacities of older people in emergencies are fully taken into account as part of a thorough gender and age analysis of...

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Date: Oct 2019
Location: Nepal

This study of the impact of the Nepal earthquake of 25 April, 2015, aims to understand the impact factors leading to the exclusion of older people and persons with disabilities from humanitarian...

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