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    • RAM-OP: A rapid assessment method for assessing the nutritional status, vulnerabilities, and needs of older people in emergency and development settings
    • English
    • 1.9 mb
    • 2014

    This paper, written by HelpAge International, VALID International and Brixton Health looks at the field trial in an urban setting of the Rapid Assessment Method for Older People (RAM-OP) to assess their nutritional status.

    • Needs assessment survey of older people in Kolfe Keranyio, Addis Ababa, February 2014
    • English
    • 2.1 mb
    • 2014

    This survey in Kolfe Keranyio, Ethiopia assesses the nutritional status of people aged 60 and over in order to test an innovative new rapid assessment method for older people (RAM-OP).

    • Health interventions for older people in emergencies: a summary
    • English
    • 254 kb
    • 2013

    This summary advises humanitarian workers on how to address the health needs of older people in emergencies, recommending five key action points.

    • A cross sectional nutritional assessment of population fifty years and above in districts of Rahimyar Khan, Shikarpur and Jacobabad
    • English
    • 2.0 mb
    • 2013

    This research study identifies that malnutrition leads to non-communicable diseases in older people. 65% of the selected population was suffering from diseases of which arthritis, diabetes and hypertension were the most common.

    • Nutrition interventions for older people in emergencies
    • English
    • 1.4 mb
    • 2013

    These guidelines advise humanitarian workers on how to address the nutritional needs of older people in emergencies, recommending five key action points.

    • Food security among crisis-affected older people in Afghanistan
    • English
    • 435 kb
    • 2013

    This briefing is extracted from the study, Closing the gaps. Gender Equality: Policies and Practices, by the Afghan Food Security and Agriculture Cluster and global Food Security Cluster in December 2012-January 2013. It focuses on the ageing aspects of the study, drawing out examples of exclusion and good practice adopted to address the needs of older men and women.

    • Working with older persons in forced displacement
    • English
    • 435 kb
    • 2013

    This guidelines, developed with UNHCR, look at the protection risks faced by older people in contexts of forced displacement. They provide guidance on key protections concerns and risks, as well as key actions agencies can take to address them.

    • Nutrition and baseline survey of older people in Haraze Albiar, Chad, June 2012
    • English
    • 1.8 mb
    • 2012

    This nutrition and health survey in Haraze Albiar, Chad assesses the nutritional status of people aged 60 years and above and raises awareness of their nutrition and health needs.

    • Building a future for all ages: Creating an age-inclusive post-2015 development agenda
    • English
    • 492 kb
    • 2012

    As the current Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are set to expire in 2015, there is growing recognition that the post-2015 development agenda needs to respond more to shifting global demographics and population ageing. This discussion paper introduces some key issues and sets initial recommendations to achieving a rights-based, age-inclusive post-2015 development agenda.

    • Protéger les personnes âgées dans les situations durgence : guide de bonnes pratiques
    • French
    • 388 kb
    • 2012

    French translation of Protecting older people in emergencies: good practice guide. This good practice guide highlights the need for agencies to better understand and address older peoples needs during emergencies, and to integrate their contributions into interventions.

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