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A group of aged people in Asia engages in disaster risk prevention activities

A group of aged people in Asia engages in disaster risk prevention activities

The 1st Disaster Risk and Age Index tackles growing challenges

12/03/2015 17:50

The just released "Disaster Risk and Age Index" aims to reduce the risks faced by older people when confronted by natural or conflict-based disaster. Launched by HelpAge International it provides governments with recommendations to plan for disasters and mitigate their effects on the elderly.

 

Massive devastation in Genoa from flooding

Massive devastation in Genoa from flooding

Pope Francis calls Genoa’s Archbishop after floods

11/10/2014 17:22

 Pope Francis has called Italian Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco to express his concern for the people of Genoa who suffered devastating flooding Friday after sudden and torrential rains