HelpAge
Non-governmental Organization based in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Updates

239 entries found
22 Jan 2015 description

By Irene van Horrsen

HelpAge is starting a three-year programme to strengthen the capacity of humanitarian agencies to deliver age and disability inclusive emergency response, as part of the innovative portfolio of projects supported by the DFID Disasters and Emergencies Preparedness Programme (DEPP) and with separate funding from the OFDA.

05 Dec 2014 description

By Sarah Marzouk

Tens of thousands are seeking shelter as Typhoon Hagupit, local name Ruby, heads towards the Philippines.

Hagupit is due to make landfall tomorrow, 6 December, hitting north Samar, where Typhoon Haiyan caused so much devastation last year.

Ian Clarke, HelpAge-COSE Programme Director in the Philippines, said:

"We are taking all the necessary steps to ensure the safety of our staff; briefing them about safety measures, emergency hotlines and evacuation centre information.

07 Nov 2014 description

The programme, 'Assistance to specific vulnerable groups affected by the Syrian crisis in Jordan,’ is being implemented by HelpAge International (HelpAge) in partnership with Handicap International (HI) from April 2013 to September 2014. It is funded by the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) (£318,735); Age International (AI) (£250,000); and the Elsie Pilkington Trust (£10,000).

23 Oct 2014 description

Executive Summary

Since the crisis that broke out in December, 2013 in South Sudan, 1.3 million people are estimated to remain internally displaced across the country and just 449,000 people have fled the violence to neighboring countries (Uganda 121,600, Kenya 42,700, Ethiopia 185,000 and Sudan 90,300). There are currently over 95,000 IDPs sheltering in nine UN bases across South Sudan. This translates to one in seven people in South Sudan have been displaced from their homes since conflict began.

Jobs

4 entries found
23 Jan 2015 description
job Closing date: 15 Feb 2015 HelpAge International

£24,966

12 months contract (with possible extension)

Based in Juba, South Sudan

HelpAge International (HAI) helps older people claim their rights, challenge discrimination and overcome poverty, so that they can lead dignified, secure, active and healthy lives. Our work in over 75 countries is strengthened through our global network of like-minded organisations - the only one of its kind in the world.

16 Jan 2015 description
job Closing date: 09 Feb 2015 HelpAge International

£63,000 gross per annum (negotiable) plus benefits

Permanent, Full time

Based in London

HelpAge International is looking to recruit an exceptional global advocate and leader to join HelpAge International’s Executive Director team.

14 Jan 2015 description
job Closing date: 01 Feb 2015 HelpAge International

Social Protection Policy Officer

Maternity Cover – 9 months with possible extension to 12 months

Based in London with travel

£29,582 gross per annum plus 8.5% employer pension contribution

APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE EXISTING RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UK.

09 Jan 2015 description
job Closing date: 01 Feb 2015 HelpAge International

£ 27,000 gross per annum

24 Month Contract

Based in Myanmar