Older people bear the brunt of climate change but are neglected in the humanitarian response. That needs to stop.
Javeria Afzal is HelpAge International's Global Climate Change Advisor, based in Islamabad in Pakistan. She has over 15 years of experience in develop... ing and implementing sectoral programmes on resilience & adaptation, climate change adaptation and disaster risk management. She has a deep understanding of critical development priorities including climate adaptation and finance and has expertise in strategic planning, research and knowledge management.