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The 'supers' who can predict the future:
Crisis Anticipation Adviser Luke Caley talks to the Guardian about the value of early response and the Start Network's efforts to shift humanitarian action from reactive to anticipatory.
Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Week 2017
The Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Week brought together 1,300 people from across the sector. Luke Caley and Sarah Klassen attended the on interactive day on behalf of the Start Network. Here’s a summary of the sessions they attended.
Start Network members use new rapid response fund to tackle Mediterranean migration emergencies
Start Network members have begun tackling sudden humanitarian crises involving migrants in the Mediterranean region through a new rapid response fund, financed by aid from the UK government.
Launch of the Start Fund Anticipation Window
The launch of the Start Fund Anticipation Window is an exciting opportunity to discuss the future of forecast-based humanitarian action.