Syria crisis Over two years of war have had a devastating impact on many Syrian families and left more than four million people in need of aid. We are assisting older people, people with disabilities and other vulnerable refugees in Jordan and Lebanon.
Who will listen to the older voices in humanitarian crises? More than two-thirds of older refugees in HelpAge’s report Older voices in humanitarian crises said they did not have enough information about the humanitarian assistance available to them. Almost half said health services did not provide care for their age-related conditions, and a similar figure said they felt anxious, hopeless or depressed most or all of the time.