An older fisherman in India after the Tsunami. (c) John Cobb/HelpAge InternationalIndian Ocean Tsunami

Ten years on

A decade after around 250,000 people across East and South Asia were killed, Goddy Paul, our Emergencies Programme Manager at the time, looks back at the tragedy. 

In his blog, he talks about the initial shock and HelpAge's quick response.

He also highlights how our work in emergencies and disaster risk reduction has changed forever for the better by making older people central to it.

Read Goddy's blog on the Tsunami.

Happy New Year

Thank you for your support in 2014.

Happy New Year from HelpAge International

Working with older people: Practical guidelines

Download our practical guidelinesDo you work with older people in the developing world? Need practical information on how to tailor programmes to older people's needs?

We have new practical guidelines for programme managers and people working with older people, drawing on experience in the HelpAge network.

Please use the guidelines for your own work, training or as a basis for producing more detailed, locally relevant materials.

The guidelines cover topics including emergencies, HIV and AIDS, rights and advocacy and health and care.

Global AgeWatch Index 2014

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