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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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    • Ethio Ageways 4
    • English
    • 1.4 mb
    • 2016

    This newsletter looks at the response to the drought in Ethiopia, older people's care and support centres, social protection, poverty reduction and the Age Demands Action campaign.

    • Community-based social protection in the dry zone
    • English
    • 404 kb
    • 2016

    This research was undertaken to investigate community‐based mechanisms, structures and practices in dry zone villages that might be providing forms of social protection for vulnerable people living in these communities.

    • Strengthening Senior Citizens: a collection of national policy, process and success stories from Nepal
    • Nepali
    • 691 kb
    • 2016

    This publication is a compilation of national policies for older people in Nepal, and roles and responsibilities of different stakeholders towards older people at district level. It includes older people's association members experiences and stories.

    • Ageways 84: Networks
    • English
    • 1.3 mb
    • 2016

    Ageways 84 describes how organisations in Southern Africa have formed national networks to collaborate on research, programmes and advocacy on ageing issues and strengthen the voice of older people.

    • Social protection for older people in extreme poverty in Peru (Spanish)
    • Spanish
    • 1.3 mb
    • 2016

    This brief highlights some of the key features and achievments of the Pension 65 programme introduced in 2011 to reduce poverty and vulnerability among older people in Peru.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Building inclusive resilient communities: perspective of South Asian experiences and knowledge (Issue 02)
    • English
    • 2.7 mb
    • 2016

    Issue two of a project newsletter about disaster risk reduction in the Asia-Pacific region.

    • 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.

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