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The purpose of this research is to provide urban crisis responders with greater clarity about the concept of urban profiling by identifying key elements as well as lessons and examples from...

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In protracted urban crises, which may last decades, a variety of programming responses are employed by a diverse range of stakeholders to address basic needs, disaster risks, peace building and...

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This report was commissioned to inform the creation of the Urban Competency Framework for Humanitarian Action (UCF). It is part of a wider body of work for the Global Alliance for Urban Crises (...

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Anecdotally, older people are considered to be vulnerable to emergency events, from the preparation phase, through the response, and into the recovery phase. This article, from Flinders University...

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Date: Sep 2019
Location: Brazil

This article, from Revista Ambiente & Sociedade, presents an analysis of the vulnerability of the elderly in un-natural disasters, because the elderly may have a higher degree of fragility in...

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Date: Sep 2019

Older adults are disproportionately affected by natural disasters. The literature on the health needs of older adults after natural disasters is limited. The aim of this study was to examine the...

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The combination of global demographic changes and a growing number of humanitarian crises in middle-income countries that have a higher life expectancy has led to an increase in the number of...

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Publisher(s): Ennonline
Date: Oct 2019
Location: Global

A recent report shines the spotlight on the experience of displacement for older people in an effort to increase understanding of its particular characteristics. Entitled, The Neglected Generation...

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Date: Oct 2019
Location: Nigeria

Nigeria has no functional national policy on the care and welfare of older persons. Changing demographics in Nigeria, in addition to the breakdown of the family structure and absence of a social...

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Publisher(s): HelpAge International
Date: Dec 2019
Location: Global

This paper explains the purpose, rationale and concepts behind the Global AgeWatch Index 2013, describes the methodology, and present key findings.

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