This 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. In order to address the risk-trend of ageing, we must ensure the needs, contributions and voices of older people affected by disasters are heard and acted upon.
Find out more
- Use our interactive map to see how your country ranks in the Disaster Risk and Age Index.
- Download the Disaster Risk and Age Index (and methodology) report (1.91mb).