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Haiti Earthquake: Five Years Later

Five years after the earthquake in Haiti that killed 230,000 people, at least a thousand older people have been moved into new homes and 16 older people’s associations are now up and running, providing long term support, created by HelpAge.

Posted: 14 January 2015

HelpAge Assesses Damage Caused by Typhoon Hagupit

Tropical storm Hagupit is heading to Manila, but has been downgraded from a typhoon after crossing the country.

Posted: 08 December 2014

HelpAge Prepares for Typhoon Hagupit

Tens of thousands are seeking shelter as Typhoon Hagupit, local name Ruby, heads towards the Philippines.

Posted: 05 December 2014

Typhoon Haiyan One Year On: Older people key to rebuilding communities

Older people have been key to helping 150,000 people recover from Typhoon Haiyan, says our new joint report with the Coalition of Services of the Elderly, released today, one year on from when the typhoon struck the Philippines.

Posted: 07 November 2014

UN International Day Of Older Persons: HelpAge Launches Global AgeWatch Index 2014

Today, the United Nations International Day of Older Persons, HelpAge is launching the Global AgeWatch Index 2014. The Index ranks 96 countries according to the wellbeing of older people in four key domains: income security, health, personal capability and enabling environments.  At the same time, our Age Demands Action (ADA) campaign is...

Posted: 30 September 2014