As the world contends with the destruction that Pakistan’s monsoon floods have left in their wake, as well as the cascading impact of an emerging health crisis, some truths regarding the role of local organisations within the sector begin to become…
The new course called Risk Analytics in Start Ready DRF is also hosted via Kaya Connect and is offered free of charge covering the 2nd pillar of our Disaster Risk Financing-DRF approach.
The climate crisis is a humanitarian crisis. Join the events Start Network is participating in between 7 and 17 November and share our key messages and policy asks.
It was on the evening of 10 March 2022 when intense rains caused ravines to overflow and water systems to collapse in the outskirts of Barquisimeto, Lara state’s capital in Venezuela.
As Western donors and international non-governmental organisations (INGOs), we most often have disproportionate power in relation to local and national organisations.
A locally led humanitarian system that is accountable to people at risk or affected by crisis is also one where communities have agency and voice over humanitarian interventions that respond to their needs.
In December 2020-January 2021 we spoke to 83 stakeholders from four of our hub countries asking them open-ended questions around what a locally led humanitarian system would look to them.
Acutely sensitive to global warming, the Horn of Africa is one of the most drought-prone regions in the world. Following four consecutive failed rainy seasons, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia are facing the most prolonged drought in recent history.
Building on Start Network’s achievements on locally led action, collective innovation and new forms of financing, our 2021 Annual Report: Making Progress on Systems Change provided us the incredible opportunity once again to reflect on our quest…
“I filled out a voucher form to indicate what I need to survive low temperatures. I expressed my family's need for blankets, sweaters, thermos, rice, salt, oil, lentils, and sugar. A few days later, I got a call to collect the items that I choose.…