HelpAge has over 20 years' experience of working with and for older people in emergencies.
We work to ensure that older people are included in immediate and long-term humanitarian relief efforts on the ground, and in humanitarian policies and guidelines.
The ongoing conflict in Syria has left over 1 million people as refugees. Find out how we're helping older people and their families affected by the conflict.
We support older people and their families who are affected by the ongoing insecurity and violence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
With our partners, we're supporting older people who have been affected by the flooding.
We are responding to the needs of older people who lost their homes and livelihoods in flooding in Bangladesh.
Pakistan displacement and floods
We're distributing emergency relief items to older displaced people in Jalozai camp and those affected by the 2012 floods in Shikarpur district.
East Africa crisis
We're supporting older people affected by the east Africa crisis.
Older people's needs
HelpAge is the only international development agency to focus on older people's specific needs in emergencies.
Our humanitarian policy work ensures that older people are visible and included in humanitarian relief efforts.
How we work
We work with older people, local and regional partners, carrying out immediate relief programmes and longer term rehabilitation projects.