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UN/OCHA, IFRC and CARE International gave an update on the progress in developing the guidelines on the use of timber in emergencies. The organisations reported that the guidelines are now in the...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This presentation gives a quick update on the case studies of TLS collected and technically documented so far. As well as the organisations that are contributing. This year's compendium will take...

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This volume distills what is known about environmental health during an emergency or disaster. It draws on results from the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction, and on experience...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Older persons are entitled to equal protection under international human rights and humanitarian law. Building awareness about the rights and needs of older persons is the first step to reducing...

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These Guidelines for best practice are based on wide-ranging new research from Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas and many years’ global disaster experience. They aim to help relief agencies...

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Date: Sep 2019

Older people have often been overlooked in disasters and conflicts, and their concerns have rarely been addressed by emergency programmes or planners. This analysis seeks to: (1) highlight factors...

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Date: Sep 2019

"This report brings together the available evidence to review how International NGOs, NGOs, Disabled People Organizations and other stakeholders contributing in disability and ageing sector with...

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The impact of natural disasters on the older population is unlikely to diminish in the years to come due to the increasing number of older persons in Malaysia. Recent trends with respect to...

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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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