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

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26 Feb 2015 description
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(26 February 2015) – Six months have passed since a ceasefire on 26 August 2014 ended over seven weeks of fighting between Israeli forces and Palestinian armed groups in the Gaza Strip. As UN agencies and international NGOs operating in Gaza, we are alarmed by the limited progress in rebuilding the lives of those affected and tackling the root causes of the conflict.

The Israeli-imposed blockade continues, the political process, along with the economy, are paralyzed, and living conditions have worsened.

25 Feb 2015 description

25/02/2015
By Sarah Gillam

While the world's spotlight falls on the politics and fighting in eastern Ukraine, the human misery of war is evident in dormitories, disused huts and railway carriages, unseen and unheard, in pinewoods, towns and villages, with help difficult to access.

The population of older and disabled internally displaced persons have been particularly affected by this crisis and face specific challenges, contributing to their vulnerability.

20 Feb 2015 description

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  • El Gobierno en su plan de contingencia tiene un presupuesto inicial de 20 millones de bolivianos y ese presupuesto se va ir desembolsando en la medida de las necesidades y así poder cubrir las necesidades más básicas que municipios y gobernaciones no lo pueden hacer.

30 Jan 2015 description

Entre Junio y Diciembre del 2014, el Consorcio de Agencias Humanitarias en Bolivia (CAHB) en coordinación con el VIDECI en el marco del Proyecto DIPECHO VIII ha desarrollado diferentes actividades de construcción de capacidades, con el objetivo de mejorar la capacidad de los actores humanitarios en la preparación y respuesta ante desastres. Dichas actividades se detallan a continuación.

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.

Jobs

5 entries found
26 Feb 2015 description
job Closing date: 11 Mar 2015 HelpAge International

Finance & Support Services Manager

£29,464 gross per annum plus benefits

2 years fixed term with possible extension

Accompanied post

Based in Yangon, Myanmar

20 Feb 2015 description
job Closing date: 08 Mar 2015 HelpAge International

Permanent post

Based at HelpAge International Secretariat, London; in the field up to 80%

£36,500 gross per annum plus benefits

18 Feb 2015 description
job Closing date: 11 Mar 2015 HelpAge International

HelpAge International 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.

18 Feb 2015 description
job Closing date: 11 Mar 2015 HelpAge International

Invitation to tender: Review of best practice in use of data for policy and advocacy on ageing

HelpAge International 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.

11 Feb 2015 description
job Closing date: 08 Mar 2015 HelpAge International

Full time, fixed term until 31 March 2018

Based in London

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

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