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Announcing Goddy Paul as receiving Fransis Kupang Memorial Award

09 September 2016

Last day as Chief Executive of HelpAge International It has been the privilege of my working life to have served as Chief Executive of HelpAge International the past three years. Today is my last day in that role. Just as... Keep reading (4 Comments)


5 reasons why HelpAge's Typhoon Haiyan response was a success

06 July 2016

On 8 November 2013, the strongest cyclone to ever have been recorded hit the Philippines, with winds of around 150mph. It caused widespread devastation and destruction, and killed at least 6,300 people. Typhoon Haiyan, or Typhoon Yolanda as it is... Keep reading


Learning, sharing and connecting at the IAGG Asia/Oceania 2015 Congress

30 October 2015

HelpAge International plays a key role in the East Asia-Pacific region gathering and sharing knowledge to support a wider movement aiming to improve the wellbeing of older people. From 19-22 October, we advanced this agenda through the 10th International Keep reading


World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction: A new framework to include older people?

18 March 2015

A delegation from HelpAge International, the Network on Ageing in the USA and Ms Lina and Ms Annie from Ormoc in the Philippines, launched the first Disaster and Age Risk Index today. The report was unveiled by Annie who untied... Keep reading (1 Comment)


Ibasho Caf: A space for older people

16 March 2015

On Saturday, I travelled to Ofunto, four hours north of Sendai, the Japanese city which is hosting the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction. The bus took us past rice paddies firmly closed for winter, houses with tiled roofs... Keep reading

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