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    • End the neglect: a study of humanitarian financing for older people
    • English
    • 2.6 mb
    • 2016

    Our annual study of humanitarian financing of older people illustrates the failure of the current system to allocate adequate resourcing to address older peoples needs. It offers a sobering analysis of the extent to which older people are being left behind in emergencies.

    • Older voices in humanitarian crises: calling for change
    • English
    • 1.2 mb
    • 2016

    This report documents the situation of older refugees fleeing from conflict in Syria, Ukraine and South Sudan. The findings contribute to a growing body of evidence illustrating the failure of the humanitarian system to protect older peoples rights or meet their needs. The stories highlight the limited progress the humanitarian system has made to address the neglect of older people and other vulnerable groups.

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    • Older voices in humanitarian crises: calling for change
    • English
    • 1.2 mb
    • 2016

    This report documents the situation of older refugees fleeing from conflict in Syria, Ukraine and South Sudan. The findings contribute to a growing body of evidence illustrating the failure of the humanitarian system to protect older peoples rights or meet their needs. The stories highlight the limited progress the humanitarian system has made to address the neglect of older people and other vulnerable groups.

    • End the neglect: a study of humanitarian financing for older people
    • English
    • 2.6 mb
    • 2016

    Our annual study of humanitarian financing of older people illustrates the failure of the current system to allocate adequate resourcing to address older peoples needs. It offers a sobering analysis of the extent to which older people are being left behind in emergencies.

    • Equality for women of all ages
    • English
    • 214 kb
    • 2016

    This briefing paper looks at the issue of women's equality across all ages.

    • AgeNews Asia/Pacific 18
    • English
    • 978 kb
    • 2016

    In this edition of AgeNews, we look ahead to the HelpAge 2016 regional conference, dementia in Indonesia, Age Demands Action on Health, policies affecting older people in Vietnam and the forum on social protection and ageing in Myanmar.

    • Factsheet: Diabetes in older people
    • English
    • 477 kb
    • 2016

    This factsheet shows that type 2 diabetes in older age groups is high and growing rapidly in many parts of the world, but can be managed inexpensively with early diagnosis, treatment and information.

    • Factsheet: Diabetes in older people (Spanish)
    • Spanish
    • 975 kb
    • 2016

    This factsheet shows that type 2 diabetes in older age groups is high and growing rapidly in many parts of the world, but can be managed inexpensively with early diagnosis, treatment and information.

    • Factsheet: Diabetes in older people (Russian)
    • Russian
    • 1.6 mb
    • 2016

    This factsheet shows that type 2 diabetes in older age groups is high and growing rapidly in many parts of the world, but can be managed inexpensively with early diagnosis, treatment and information.

    • The rights and needs of older people in the occupied Palestinian territories: A situational analysis
    • English
    • 1.6 mb
    • 2016

    This report analyses research commissioned by HelpAge International and the Palestinian Ministry of Social Affairs into the situation of older people in the occupied Palestinian territories and makes recommendations for programmes and policy.

    • The rights and needs of older people in the occupied Palestinian territories: A situational analysis (executive summary)
    • English
    • 335 kb
    • 2016

    This report analyses research commissioned by HelpAge International and the Palestinian Ministry of Social Affairs into the situation of older people in the occupied Palestinian territories and makes recommendations for programmes and policy.

    • The Philippine social pension at four years: insights and recommendations
    • English
    • 1.5 mb
    • 2016

    This report looks at the successes and challenges of the first four years of the Philippine social pension, studying the impact of the scheme and the methods of implementation.

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