Marginalisation of older people a major challenge for the World Humanitarian Summit

Older man carries a food pack after Typhoon Haiyan.

Older voices in humanitarian crises compiled by HelpAge International, Age International’s global partner, emphasises a need for greater consideration of older people’s specific needs and vulnerabilities.

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Independence Day in South Sudan – what does the future hold for older people?

Nyanhial from South Sudan smiles at the camera.

9th July marks the 3rd anniversary of the world’s newest nation: South Sudan, a country which is undergoing renewed conflict and the mass displacement of hundreds of thousands of people.

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Speaking to older refugees in South Sudan

An older man is interviewed in Juba, South Sudan.

Thousands of people in South Sudan have been killed or injured and 1.3m people have fled from their homes, due to vicious fighting and violence. We’re working in South Sudan right now, helping older refugees. Here, we report back with the latest from Juba, South Sudan’s capital city.

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