Anticipation of volcanic hazard in the Philippines
Anticipation of volcanic hazard in the Philippines © ChristianAid

Past Programmes

Start Fund COVID-19 enables Start Network members to anticipate and respond to critical virus-related humanitarian needs in low-income countries.

Kenya Innovation Lab
Kenya-led innovation lab

DEPP Innovation Labs

The DEPP Innovation Labs created a diverse network of national and international organisations to grow areas of innovation that come directly from communities affected by crises.

Blockchain

Start Network has been working to harness the power of blockchain to speed up distribution of aid funding and trace exactly how it is spent.

Ebola response of ActionAid Sierra Leone
Ebola response of ActionAid Sierra Leone

Ebola Preparedness Programme

Start Network's regional Ebola Preparedness Programme helped governments and communities in West Africa to prevent and prepare for possible outbreaks of Ebola and other infectious diseases.

Migration Emergency Response Fund
Migration Emergency Response Fund

Migration Emergency Response Fund

The Start Network’s Migration Emergency Response Fund (MERF) supported organisations to provide a rapid response to changes in needs along the migration route.

European Response Fund
European Refugee Responsee

European Refugee Response

Start Network co-ordinated a two phase response to the European Refugee Crisis in 2015/16, focussed on meeting urgent and unmet needs.