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Case Study

Start Fund Impact Report

Over the last decade, the humanitarian sector has been heavily impacted by more frequent and severe climate-related crises. We need a more proactive, faster and locally led humanitarian system where communities are supported to analyse risks, create…

Crisis Response Summary

SFB Response Summary B043

Bangladesh has faced one of the worst flash floods in history in 2022, where northeastern region of the country was devastated by consecutive flash floods during the months of May to June. The affect of the flooding led to more than 7.2 million…

Guidance Document

Start Ready Handbook

Start Ready provides predictable funding to national networks of members. Because of this, it is suited best to risks that are statistically predictable. These include hazards and risks which follow a pattern of recurrence and magnitude in any given…

Learning Materials


The monthly risk briefing reports on new, emerging or deteriorating situations; therefore, ongoing events that are considered to be unchanged are not featured and risks that are beyond the scope and scale of the Start Fund are also not featured.


Pre-Crisis Anticipatory Action Survey

This report is the first of its kind on anticipatory action and collates voices of communities, shares their experiences and needs, prior to predictable risks. Some of our findings include; people demand the right to have access to timely,…

Learning Materials

AFPDE SKILL Grant Report

In January 2022 AFPDE was awarded Start Network’s Sharing Knowledge and Ideas Under Local Leadership (SKILL) Grant, to conduct a peer learning programme focused on a research project of their choosing. AFPDE connected with other local, national and…