Neglect of Older People in Humanitarian Response

Unni Karunakara

Abstract


Adapted from Keynote Address at the Association for Anthropology and Gerontology conference, Florida International University, Miami. February 7, 2015. An earlier version of this paper titled “Humanitarian assistance for older people: does it matter?” (June 2012) was presented to Doctors Without Borders for discussion, and later published in PLoS Medicine (December 2012; 9(12):e1001357) as “Ending Neglect of Older People in the Response to Humanitarian Emergencies.”1

Keywords


diaster; humanitarian aid; global population; health

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5195/aa.2015.94

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