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Ethiopia: millions going hungry in worst drought in a decade

Last week clouds gathered over the lowlands, but, according to HelpAge International Ethiopia Country Director Alison Rusinow, the rains have come too late to bring much relief.

Posted: 23 November 2009

New WHO report highlights neglect of older women's health

The World Health Organisation's groundbreaking new report on women's health is a first major step forward in the debate on older women's health - an issue largely ignored in international development.

Posted: 09 November 2009

South East Asia disasters: Relief efforts continue

With another typhoon is expected to hit the Philippines capital Manila, and a further earthquake under the sea near Indonesia last week, HelpAge and partners are continuing their vital relief work in South East Asia.

Posted: 30 October 2009

DEC launches South East Asia appeal

The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) is launching an appeal for the victims of the recent floods and earthquakes in East Asia.

Posted: 06 October 2009

HelpAge responds to South East Asia earthquake and typhoon

HelpAge International and its partners are responding to the natural disasters that have hit South East Asia in the last few days. We are working with local partners to provide relief assistance to those affected.

Posted: 02 October 2009

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