Older people are disproportionally affected by the increase in natural disasters and climate change.
See how we're making sure older people's experiences of preparing for disasters and coping with climate change are included in disaster risk reduction planning.
2015 Paris Climate Conference: COP21
Older people are disproportionaltely affected by climate change.
COP21 is a crucial event to shape the global climate agenda to include the needs of older people. Find out how.
Read about our programme and policy work on disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation.
Disaster Risk and Age Index
In 2015, we launched our first Disaster Risk and Age Index.
The Index ranks 190 countries on the disaster risk faced by older people, and highlights gaps in data sets and points to appropriate polices.
Disaster resilience infographic
Our infographic illustrates the collision of two trends: ageing populations, and the acceleration of risk in a world which is increasingly exposed to natural and technological hazards.
Disaster risk management in Pakistan