Tuesday, November 28, 2006

More than 55,000 older people living in Darfur camps are the 'invisible vulnerable', says a new report by HelpAge International

New research by HelpAge International shows that thousands of internally displaced older people live in relief camps in Darfur without recognition or support of their needs. They face isolation and limited access to food, healthcare, and income-generating activities.

The research shows that an estimated 55,000 older people, the 'invisible vulnerable', are sidelined by most programmes and invisible to the majority of humanitarian organisations. Read more >>>

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