Save lives in emergencies

From conflicts in Gaza and Syria, to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and the typhoon in the Philippines - each year we support around 500,000 older people and their families following emergencies in developing countries.

We are the only member of the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) to specifically focus on helping older people when disaster strikes. Learn more about our unique emergency relief.

Ukraine conflict

Suffering in Ukraine

Talking to older people who have fled their homes because of the violence.

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