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Action Against Hunger (ACF)

For almost 40 years, across nearly 50 countries, ACF has led the global fight against hunger. Saving the lives of children and working with their communities before and after the disaster strikes. ACF enables people to provide for themselves, see their children grow up strong, and build prosperous communities. The organisation constantly searches for more effective solutions, while sharing its knowledge and expertise with the world, pushing for long-term change.

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The future of Humanitarian Surge

In 2015 the Start Network launched a three-year Transforming Surge Capacity (TSC) project financed with UK aid from the UK government as part of the Department for International Development’s (DFID) Disasters and Emergencies Preparedness Programme (DEPP). The project has seen engagement by eleven UK-based aid agencies with a collective focus on finding ways to ensure effective civil society surge capacity in order to deliver more efficient, collaborative and localised emergency responses. 


Blog Post

Reflections from the Assembly

Kat Reichel reflects on the lessons and insights that came out of the Start Network's Assembly meeting in November, which brought together our members and colleagues to endorse the network's strategic direction.


News Article

Start members act in anticipation of high stakes election in Kenya

The Start Network is enabling aid agencies in Kenya act early to mitigate the risk of election violence, in a new way of working for the humanitarian sector.


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Launch of The Future of Aid report

Start Network’s Sarah Barr reports on the launch of Action Against Hunger’s new report The future of aid: INGOs in 2030, produced by the Inter-Agency Regional Analysts Network (IARAN).