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Earthquake to floods: how Start Fund helped Ecuador families face second disaster

After El Nino hit Ecuador, bringing heavy rainfall and floods, terrified families were left homeless and the Start Fund enabled Plan International to respond

02May17

News Article

The Start Fund responds to its 100th crisis

An outbreak of Lassa fever that poses a risk to nearly a million people in northern Togo has become the focus of the 100th crisis response financed by the Start Fund.

11Apr17

Blog Post

Collaboration in disasters put to the test: simulation of the Go Team Asia roster

Alexandra Pura from Christian Aid is the Philippines Platform Coordinator for the Transforming Surge Capacity project. Here Alexandra explains about a crisis simulation exercise that aimed to helped foster collaboration and the sharing of capacity across agencies.

11Apr17

Blog Post

How the Start Fund is filling huge gaps in humanitarian response around the world

On its third anniversary, just as the Start Fund begins its 100th crisis response, Gloria Donate from Plan International UK, tells us about the very first response.  

04Apr17



Our Team

  • Ann Foley
    Head of Disaster Risk Management Unit, Plan
  • Gloria Donate
    Head of Disaster Risk Management Unit, Plan