Mapping the Disaster Vulnerability of the Elderly

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    Abstract

    The elderly personsits at the centre of a unique constellation of factors that increase their vulnerability to disasters. The aim of this paper is to map out the complex interplay of these vulnerability factors and argue for a more holisitc approach to care of the older person in post-disaster settings.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages70
    Publication statusPublished - Apr 2010
    EventWuhan International Conference: Community Engagement; paving the way to optimal health - Yangtze Hotel, Wuhan, Wuhan , China
    Duration: 3 Apr 20104 Apr 2010

    Conference

    ConferenceWuhan International Conference: Community Engagement; paving the way to optimal health
    Abbreviated titleCommunity Engagement; paving the way to optimal health
    Country/TerritoryChina
    CityWuhan
    Period3/04/104/04/10

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