NEW YORK New UN res­o­lu­tion calls for at­ten­tion to el­derly in dis­as­ters

The Myanmar Times - Weekend - - World -

A new UN res­o­lu­tion on Wed­nes­day called for giv­ing spe­cial at­ten­tion to the wel­fare of the el­derly around the world when dis­as­ters strike.

The res­o­lu­tion was adopted by the UN Eco­nomic and So­cial Coun­cil, which re­viewed the Madrid In­ter­na­tional Plan of Ac­tion on Aging. The plan, adopted in 2002, is re­viewed ev­ery five years.

– Kyodo

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