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.

It is collated by the Start Network Anticipation and Risk Financing team using information from academia and research institutes, government departments, ACAPS, global risk indexes, risk information provided by Start Members and their partners, and the media. Key risks are shared and collated each month with FOREWARN input.
This month highlights the high risk of Cholera in Lebanon
Medium & low risks include:

  • Flooding in Burkina Faso, Chad, Eritrea, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, and Sudan (Medium risk)
  • Ebola in Kenya, South Sudan, Tanzania (Medium risk)
  • Flooding and landslides in Honduras, Guataemala, Nicaragua, El Salvador (Medium risk)
  • Food insecurity in Burundi (Low risk)
  • Winter conditions in Syria (Low risk)