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Older people: Witness to climate change

As world leaders prepare to negotiate a successor agreement to the Kyoto Protocol in Copenhagen, HelpAge International is calling for the voices of older people in developing countries to be heard in the debate.

South East Asia disasters: Relief efforts continue

With another typhoon is expected to hit the Philippines capital Manila, and a further earthquake under the sea near Indonesia last week, HelpAge and partners are continuing their vital relief work in South East Asia.

DEC launches South East Asia appeal

The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) is launching an appeal for the victims of the recent floods and earthquakes in East Asia.

Age United: Older people against age discrimination

As the global ageing population grows, the number of older women and men who experience discrimination will increase if action is not taken. That’s this year’s message from Age Demands Action, an international campaign.

HelpAge International denounces land-grabbing in Bolivia

HelpAge International has denounced the increase in appropriation, or “landgrabbing” of older people’s property in the communities of the Yungas and of the Altiplano (high plateau) of La Paz in Bolivia.