Displacement, Shelter and the Elderly
This Collection provides a set of resources addressing how to best to deal with elderly people in times of displacement in humanitarian emergencies. As proven by mainstream humanitarian literature, shelter and displacement issues are generally dealt with by responding immediately to the urgent needs of those involved. This Collection aims to specifically address the issues of displacenment and shelter in relation to the elderly in emergency situations and make available various coping mechanisms and guidelines for those affected. Resources come from agencies such as HelpAge International, UNHCR, and Ennonline. This collection is a part of a larger channel entitled the Elderly in the Humanitarian Emergencies Channel.