Enhancing disaster management preparedness for the older population in the EU – PrepAGE

The aim of the European Commision Directorate general humanitarian aid and civil protection – ECHO project „PrepAGE” is to introduce special requirements for older people into emergency and disaster preparedness and prevention programmes. The PrepAGE project will identify the needs, structures and measures to find out how to prepare and reach the target group of older people in case of emergencies and disasters. The project also takes into account the resources and resilience of older people and will bring together experts from the health and social sector and the field of disaster management. The project will be implemented in the following countries: Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Latvia and United Kingdom from 1st April 2014 to 31th March 2016 (24 months).