Over the last decade, the global humanitarian system has faced systemic criticism by those in the Global South.
The British Embassy in Kathmandu (BEK) has announced its continued support to anticipate and rapidly respond to crises through Start Network by providing an additional £ 1.5 million in funding to Start Fund Nepal.
The exact rate of ICR received by implementing organisations varies and is often a process of negotiation. However, as a ballpark figure, it is usually between 7-10%.
Communities benefit through improved access to information, financial assistance, and disaster response capacity-strengthening tools when local governments employ an inclusive anticipation approach in managing volcanic risks.
Start Network will be lending its voice at the Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Weeks (HNPW) in May 2022 to push forward our commitment towards locally led and anticipatory action.
Start Ready is announcing the appointment of its first Governance Committee. The Start Ready Committee has been selected by a panel consisting of a Governance Design Group.
In June 2021, Bright Star Development Society Balochistan (BSDSB), were funded to assist in mitigating an anticipated heatwave in Sibi (Pakistan). Bright Star provided behavioural messaging in addition to ‘cooling facilities’ that provided cold water…
The humanitarian sector aims to be locally led and therefore, it is important that the humanitarian sector listens to organisations acting at the local scale, so we can learn from their experiences and adapt to meet their needs. Over recent years,…
Start Network has launched Intro to Disaster Risk Financing, a new online course for our members and their local partners. This course will build your understanding of Start Ready's proactive Disaster Risk Financing (DRF) approach.
The geopolitical scope of the Ukraine crisis means it will most likely have far-reaching consequences beyond the country’s borders. Start Network's approach to the Ukraine crisis is based on learning from other larger-scale crises that the Start Fund…
As a global network of civil society organisations, Start Network stands in solidarity with the people of Ukraine. We will deploy our resources, reach, and collective voice to assist and protect Ukrainian people and communities.
Local and national NGOs in coastal Bangladesh have come together to form the Sundarban Coalition.