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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

New tool launched for responsible use of scientific data within humanitarian projects


Start Network has today launched a guide for scientists and humanitarians to encourage the responsible use of scientific data in humanitarian decision-making.

08Apr21

News Article

Innovative Approach to Insurance Enables Humanitarian Agencies To Proactively Manage Climate-Related Risks At Scale


A new report published today demonstrates how insurance can help governments and organisations to predict and proactively manage climate-related humanitarian risks at scale. The report, published by Start Network, a global collaboration of humanitarian NGOs, is based on a comprehensive evaluation of its programme in Senegal, which utilised a ‘parametric insurance’ policy to pay out before the worst effects of a drought were felt.

24Feb21

News Article

New podcast launches to celebrate Start Network’s Change Makers


As part of Start Network’s 10-year anniversary, we wanted to celebrate those who have made or are making a considerable impact within their community, country, region, organisation or wider system – individuals, teams or organisations that are driving positive change within the humanitarian sector. In order to tell each of their stories, we teamed up with A Good Day in Africa to produce a series of podcasts, which will be released bi-weekly from 4 November.

03Nov20

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