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UNJUST: Older peoples needs in emergencies are being ignored

06 March 2013

The impact of disasters on ageing societies has already happened in more developed countries, with over two-thirds of the deaths from the 2011 Japan tsunami over the age of 60. This changing demographic picture is fast becoming a global... Keep reading

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Mozambique floods: Older people will not be forgotten

26 February 2013

Torrential rain in the first two weeks of January swelled the Limpopo river levels drastically and caused the government to advise all to evacuate to higher ground. On the evening of 23 January, queues of cars, minibuses, trucks and... Keep reading

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Enough food for everyone... IF we all act now

23 January 2013

Today, hunger is the world's most shocking problem and toughest challenge. One in eight people on this planet are living with the pain of hunger. And yet, our planet provides enough food for everyone. It's unfair, it's unjust and... Keep reading

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Philippines: Rally for people hit by Typhoon Bopha

18 January 2013

Last Saturday, around 500 older people from Metro Manila and of various faiths came together to offer spiritual support to those affected by the recent disasters in Mindanao, south Philippines. The rally also included young people and took place... Keep reading

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