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Older People in Malawi Are ‘Worst Affected But Last to Be Helped’ Following Cyclone Freddy
Older people are most at risk in the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Freddy, said Andrew Kavala, executive director of HelpAge’s partner in Malawi.
Syria: Older People at Risk of Exclusion From Post-Earthquake Services, Support
Older people in Syria are at serious risk of exclusion from post-earthquake recovery efforts, HelpAge USA said today.
Raising the Voices of Older Women at CSW67: New Resources on Gendered Ageism
HelpAge is raising the voice of older women within the international movement for gender equality at the 67th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York City.
HelpAge Releases New Research on Older People One Year in to the War in Ukraine
HelpAge’s new research shows that older Ukrainians are unable to afford food, medicines, and other essential items.
Older People’s Needs Must Be Urgently Addressed in the Aftermath of 2 Powerful Earthquakes in Turkey and Syria
Older people must not be overlooked in the response to the earthquake which struck near the Syrian border in southeastern Turkey.
HelpAge USA Awarded CDP Grant to Strengthen Age-Inclusive Humanitarian Action
HelpAge USA has been awarded a grant from the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP) to advance human rights protection and the participation of older people in conflict and humanitarian crises.