Gaza: Concerns for older people as crisis continues HelpAge International is very concerned for the safety of the 66,000 people in the Gaza strip aged 60 and over. According to our staff on the ground, the streets of Gaza are empty and almost all shops are closed. Electricity and water supplies are limited.
Cash assistance gets older Syrians back on their feet HelpAge International, in partnership with Handicap International, is working in Lebanon and Jordan where there are more than 35,000 Syrian refugees aged 60 or over. Our work is funded by Age International and the Disasters Emergencies Committee (DEC) and includes direct cash assistance to vulnerable refugees and families living in urban areas in Jordan.