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09 Aug 2007 description

HelpAge International welcomes the UN Security Council's decision to send a 26,000-strong international force to Darfur to stop fighting between government and rebels.

The conflict has has created nearly 2 million internally displaced people (IDP).

24 May 2007 description

HelpAge International through it's partner Help the Aged and the UK's other leading international aid charities have joined forces to launch an emergency appeal today (24th May 2007) to save lives in Darfur, Chad and the Central African Republic.

With 4.5 million people affected by the ongoing conflict, the looming rains are bringing the risk of deadly conditions like diarrhoea and malaria, especially for children, pregnant mothers and older people.

HelpAge International currently works with …

30 Apr 2007 description

On the fourth anniversary of the Darfur crisis, HelpAge International is calling on humanitarian organisations to adopt an intergenerational approach to the delivery of aid and to building peace and reconciliation initiatives.

HelpAge International is calling on the health delivery organisations to train staff to address the specific health needs of older people.

More than 2 million people have been displaced and many face the prospect that they will not be able to return home.