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Time to move on: national perspectives on transforming surge capacity
Commissioned as part of the Transforming Surge Capacity project and led by Cafod, this report analyses national NGO experiences of recruitment practices for surge by international NGOs in the Philippines.
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.
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.
Start Fund crisis update India and Pakistan
A summary of small to medium scale crises that the Start Fund has been alerted to, between 28 October and 15 November 2015 - India and Pakistan.