26 million older people are affected by disasters every year.
We support older people and their families with age-friendly emergency relief, following emergencies in developing countries.
South Sudan food crisis
See how we're helping older Syrian refugees, plus more information about our emergency work in South Sudan, Gaza and Ukraine.
Our work during conflicts
When a natural disaster strikes the poorest of the poor we provide life-saving age-friendly aid to older people.
See our programmes
Find out about the work we do during disasters and conflicts and how we make sure older people aren’t forgotten in the scramble for aid.
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Disaster Risk Reduction mean saving lives by preparing for disasters before they hit. Discover how older people play a crucial part.
Find out why, after an emergency, cash aid can be more effective than food or medicine.