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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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Date: Sep 2019
Location: Washington DC

This is an investigation carried out in 5 different cities: Adjumani, Kyangawali, in Uganda; Baharka, Iraq; Loralai, Pakistan in order to understand variation in types and causes of displacement....

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This study gives an overview of how disability and ageing issues have been incorporated into water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) programmes. It presents a ‘mainstreaming continuum’ as a...

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At Sanitation and Water for All, we are working to ensure that everyone has adequate access to water and sanitation services. Recognising the needs of older people is essential for our common...

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Publisher(s): ADCAP
Date: Sep 2019

Humanitarian crises affect each person differently depending on their gender, age, disability and other personal characteristics. Older people and people with disabilities are often overlooked in...

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The Royal Government of Cambodia’s Ministry of Rural Development has developed the National Strategic Plan on Rural Water Supply Sanitation and Hygiene (RWSSH) 2014 - 2025. This National Strategic...

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Publisher(s): AgeHelp International
Date: Sep 2019

Given that the frequency and severity of natural disasters as a result of climate change are likely to increase, and that, by 2050, 22% of the world’s population will be aged 60 or over, it is...

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Date: Sep 2019
Location: All Countries

The WASH & Elderly Collection is comprised of a set of resources focused on the available water, sanitation and hygiene programs and services for elderly people and those with disabilities...

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This report outlines the findings of mapping research that documents the policy,legislation and action plans on ageing and older people in 26 countries across the Asia and Pacific regions. Policy...

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Date: Sep 2019

Older adults are disproportionately affected by natural disasters. The literature on the health needs of older adults after natural disasters is limited. The aim of this study was to examine the...

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