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.
Older people in the poorest parts of the world affected by conflict or living in refugee camps need help urgently to survive the silent threat of COVID-19.
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: