Recovering from the Ebola Crisis
Watch the video to see how Age International helped Grandmother Mamie & others to re-start businesses which had been destroyed by the Ebola curfew.
We deliver emergency aid that is specially designed for people who are older.
While Age UK is supporting older people in the UK, Age International is working to reach those in high-risk areas in low-income countries where healthcare systems are already severely stretched.
Age International is a member of the Disaster Emergency Committee - we are the only DEC member to run specifically age-friendly aid.
During times of crisis, older people are particularly vulnerable. If you’re older and caught in an emergency, you might be:
Emergency aid is not 'one size fits all'. When an older person reaches safety, they need: