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New insurance policy will protect up to 160,000 people in Senegal from drought


Start Network has signed a climate risk insurance policy that will protect up to 160,000 people in Senegal from the effects of drought. One of the first of its kind, the policy will enable aid agencies to offer life-saving support to people in Senegal as soon as a drought is predicted, helping to prevent famine.

07Oct21

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Une nouvelle police d'assurance protégera jusqu'à 160 000 personnes contre les sécheresses au Sénégal


Start Network a signé une police d'assurance contre les risques climatiques qui protégera jusqu'à 160 000 personnes au Sénégal des effets de la sécheresse. Cette police, l'une des premières de ce genre, permettra aux organisations humanitaires d'apporter une aide cruciale aux Sénégalais dès qu'une sécheresse sera prévue, contribuant ainsi à éviter la famine.

07Oct21

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New funding for Start Fund Bangladesh to continue its lifesaving work


After a successful four years, Start Fund Bangladesh has received an additional £1.23 million from the UK's FCDO to continue its lifesaving work across the country.

22Sep21

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How local leaders are challenging the status quo — and Start Network


As part of our move toward becoming a locally led network of networks, we've incubated and supported five Start Network hubs. Bhavya Srinivasan, Interim Head of Network Development, shares what she's learned in the two years she's worked to support them.

23Jul21

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G7 commits to scale-up support for anticipatory action and the Start Fund


The G7 has confirmed its commitment to supporting the scaling-up of anticipatory action and the growth of the Start Fund.

05May21

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