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Start Network is made up of more than 50 aid agencies working in humanitarian response, ranging from large international organisations to national NGOs. Together, our aim is to transform humanitarian action through innovation, fast funding, early action, and localisation.

Contact

For comments, interviews and information from Start Network please contact Helen James, Start Network's Head of Communications

Email: communications@startnetwork.org

Spokespeople

Christina Bennett, Chief Executive, Start Network.

Christina is Chief Executive at Start Network, based in London. She has 20 years of experience in humanitarian policy and practice, has lived and worked in Afghanistan, Pakistan and South Sudan.

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News and press releases


News Article

Start Network at COP27


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.

02Nov22

News Article

Malcolm Spence joins Start Network Board


Start Network is pleased to welcome Malcolm Spence as its new independent trustee. 

18Nov22

News Article

AS FLOODS IN PAKISTAN SUBSIDE, LOCALLY LED ACTION SUBVERTS TRADITIONAL AID MYTHS


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 more visible, debunking myths long held by the traditional aid sector.

11Nov22

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New “Risk Analytics in Start Ready Disaster Risk Financing” Course


We, at Start Network, are so excited to launch our next online course within the series of Start Ready Disaster Risk Financing, aimed at our members and local partners. 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 the Disaster Risk Financing-DRF approach.

07Nov22

News Article

Flooding in South America:


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. 

25Oct22

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