Typhoon Haiyan has affected 16 million people in the Philippines. Up to 1.2 million are over 60.
Since the typhoon hit in November 2013, we've helped over 140,000 people rebuild their lives by providing them with food, shelter, cash transfers and psychological support.
"Financial assistance allows older people to meet their immediate daily needs and make rational choices about how to spend their money, whether it be on healthcare, rebuilding their home or replanting their crops, " said Ian Clarke, HelpAge's Emergency Program Manager in the Philippines.
Global AgeWatch Index
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