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    • Older people in emergencies: falling through the cracks of emergency responses
    • English
    • 610 kb
    • 2018

    This study takes stock of the progress made and remaining challenges faced by those responding to forced displacement of older South Sudanese people in Uganda and Ethiopia, both in addressing the specific needs of older people and harnessing their capacities. The study looks at how the role of older people changes during displacement and their specific vulnerabilities and coping strategies. It also examines how well the humanitarian response to displacement has included older people, and the role of legal and policy frameworks in ensuring the rights and protection of older people.

    • The role and vulnerabilities of older people in drought in east Africa: progress, opportunities and challenges for a more inclusive humanitarian response
    • English
    • 745 kb
    • 2018

    This study explores how organisations can further support actors involved in drought crises to include older men and women in their responses, focusing on Ethiopia, Kenya and South Sudan.

    • Emergency protection-based support to conflict-affected older women and men in the government-controlled areas of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts
    • English
    • 1.1 mb
    • 2018

    This baseline report highlights the humanitarian needs of 4,595 older women and men, aged 60 and over, in the government-controlled areas of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts.

    • Missing millions: How older people with disabilities are excluded from humanitarian response
    • English
    • 2.6 mb
    • 2018

    This report explores how older people with disabilities' rights and needs are widely overlooked in humanitarian responses. It highlights barriers they face in getting assistance and how these can be overcome.

    • Missing millions: How older people with disabilities are excluded from humanitarian response (executive summary)
    • English
    • 901 kb
    • 2018

    This is the executive summary of a report exploring how older people with disabilities' rights and needs are widely overlooked in humanitarian responses. It highlights barriers they face in getting assistance and how these can be overcome.

    • Missing millions: How older people with disabilities are excluded from humanitarian response (poster)
    • English
    • 821 kb
    • 2018

    This poster brings together the findings and recommendations of the report Missing millions: How older people with disabilities are excluded from humanitarian response.

    • Connect 2
    • English
    • 1.7 mb
    • 2018

    The second issue of our Asia newsletter Connect focuses on creating sustainable and resilient societies in Asia, horticulture in India's Thar Desert, older people-led disaster risk reduction, and the right to long-term care and palliative care.

    • Freedom to decide for ourselves
    • English
    • 1.4 mb
    • 2018

    This report presents the themes and issues raised by 450 older people from 24 countries in a consultation on their rights to autonomy, independence, long-term care and support, and palliative care.

    • Freedom to decide for ourselves (Russian)
    • Russian
    • 811 kb
    • 2018

    This is the Russian translation of a report presenting the themes and issues raised by 450 older people from 24 countries in a consultation on their rights to autonomy, independence, long-term care and support, and palliative care.

    • Freedom to decide for ourselves (Spanish)
    • Spanish
    • 712 kb
    • 2018

    This is the Spanish translation of a report presenting the themes and issues raised by 450 older people from 24 countries in a consultation on their rights to autonomy, independence, long-term care and support, and palliative care.

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