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Start Ready goes live and confirms support for six countries

Start Network is delighted to announce that Start Ready has officially gone live, protecting people in six countries against predictable climate shocks.


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Anticipating Cold Waves in the Terai Region, Nepal

“I filled out a voucher form to indicate what I need to survive low temperatures. I expressed my family's need for blankets, sweaters, thermos, rice, salt, oil, lentils, and sugar. A few days later, I got a call to collect the items that I choose. This paper voucher was easy for me," Rita, a community member from Terai shares her experience during Start Fund Nepal's anticipatory response to the cold wave in January 2022.


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New UK support to strengthen local level response to crises

The British Embassy in Kathmandu (BEK) has announced its continued support to anticipate and rapidly respond to crises through Start Network by providing an additional £ 1.5 million in funding to Start Fund Nepal.


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Ukraine crisis reveals the need for a more equitable humanitarian response

The geopolitical scope of the Ukraine crisis means it will most likely have far-reaching consequences beyond the country’s borders. Start Network's approach to the Ukraine crisis is based on learning from other larger-scale crises that the Start Fund has responded to in the past.