27 August 2020

The unprecedented global impact of COVID-19 on the lives and functioning of older adults has been well articulated around the world. Compounding the higher risk of COVID-19 on older people and those with underlying health conditions is the recent humanitarian tragedy in Beirut, Lebanon. In this town hall, Ms. Sameena Gul, Regional Head of Programmes, Eurasia and Middle East at HelpAge International discusses the tragic explosion and humanitarian response, the interplay with COVID-19 and the impact on older people in the region.

Date and Time: Thursday 27th August 2020; 7:00 - 8:00 a.m. (New York time)

Opening Remarks: Ms. Sameena Gul, Regional Head of Programmes, Eurasia and Middle East HelpAge International

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