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Help older people in East Africa

East Africa is suffering the worst drought in 40 years and older people are amongst those most at risk of malnutrition

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Gaza Humanitarian Appeal

The situation is catastrophic for everyone in Gaza right now. Older people are in urgent need of medical assistance, shelter, clean water and food.

Ukraine: two years on

On 24th February 2022, conflict in Ukraine escalated on a dramatic scale. Many people lost their lives, and homes and communities were destroyed.

Older people lost access to essential services including healthcare and pensions. With 24% of people in Ukraine aged over 60, it became the world's oldest humanitarian crisis.

How have Age International and partners been supporting over 140,000 older people affected by the devastating conflict in Ukraine?

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Universal Health Coverage For All Ages

The world is ageing as people live longer than ever before. Despite this, healthcare systems are not meeting the basic needs of older people. Age International's new report makes the case for healthcare which is genuinely inclusive of older people, reaching them in their community.

Find out more in this interactive feature.

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Gaza and Israel

Ask your MP to call on the Prime Minister to press for an immediate ceasefire. Life-saving humanitarian support must reach those in need - including older people and people with disabilities

Climate change

The climate crisis disproportionately impacts older people and their families. We must ensure older people are included in climate action, both now and in the future

Helping Older People Live Better Lives

In today’s uncertain world, it’s often older people who suffer the most. Whether living in long-term poverty or affected by a sudden crisis, older people’s needs are all too often forgotten or ignored. 

It’s not right and it’s not inevitable. Together, we can help change the world for older people.

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East Africa Winter Appeal

Gaza Humanitarian Appeal
Turkey-Syria Earthquake Appeal
Pakistan Floods Appeal

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