Older people selling assets or even begging on the street to survive.
After seven years as Chief Executive of HelpAge International, Justin Derbyshire resigned from the organisation.
A global food, fuel and finance crisis is resulting in millions of people being driven into poverty and hunger, affecting populations worldwide.
Lebanon is facing its worst crisis in the 21st century
HelpAge International has ranked fourth out of a group of 73 not-for-profit organisations in the FAIR SHARE Index which measures the number of women in leadership roles across the sector.
By Camilla Williamson, Global Healthy Ageing Adviser at HelpAge International. Our health and our access to services that support our health are central to our wellbeing and our ability to do the things that matter to us.
Yemen experiencing the aftermath of the worst humanitarian crisis in the world.
As Cyclone Freddy tore through Malawi, its heavy rains and fierce winds left a trail of destruction in its wake. Among the hardest hit were older people, who now find themselves grappling with the loss of their homes, livelihoods, and loved ones.
The sixth assessment and most comprehensive scientific evaluation of climate change has been published, and it makes for grim reading.
By Chris McIvor, Eurasia and Middle East Regional Representative. While I was aware of the need for food, water, shelter, medicines and protection for refugee populations, the issue of energy provision did not register in what I would have considered a priority list.
The death toll in the cyclone in southern Africa is set to rise to at least 300 and possibly even 400, according to Andrew Mavala, executive director of HelpAge International partner, the Malawi Network of Older Persons' Organisations (MANEPO) in Malawi, the country hardest hit by the disaster.
Over one month after the earthquake struck in southern Turkiye and northwest Syria, vital aid is still not getting through to northwest Syria compounding a situation that was already in crisis, said HelpAge International today on the 12th anniversary of the gruelling conflict.