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Burundi refugees at risk in overcrowded Tanzania camps

As refugees continue to flee violence and uncertainty in Burundi, the camps where they seek sanctuary in Tanzania are becoming increasingly stretched.

COP21 Paris

What can older people hope to get out of the UN Climate Change Conference?


We've launched a new low-cost tool for assessing older people’s needs in the event of a humanitarian crisis.

Global AgeWatch Index

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The SDGs

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