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Diarrhoea outbreak in Africa's largest 'slum': how DEPP has changed lives

Being prepared for a potential emergency, and having a response structure already in place, paid dividends for community health volunteers when an outbreak of diarrhoea hit a sprawling Nairobi settlement.

23May17

News Article

Start Network and Pakistan government collaborate on new way to finance drought response

Start Network members have begun working with Pakistan’s disaster authority to develop a new way of funding preventative action, aimed at helping vulnerable families threatened by drought.

24Feb17

News Article

First global humanitarian fund to finance interventions before disasters happen

Aid agencies will be enabled to tackle looming disasters before they have occurred, under a pioneering project being launched today by the Start Network.

30Nov16

Blog Post

How the Start Fund is enabling faster and more coordinated humanitarian response

This year World Humanitarian Day is focusing on how the world came together in Istanbul in May to commit to helping 130 million people currently in need of humanitarian assistance. So today, we take a look at how the Start Fund is helping to enable more effective humanitarian response.

19Aug16



Our Team

  • Bob Ruxton
    Head of International Support, Concern Worldwide
  • Rose Caldwell
    Executive Director, Concern