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Humanitarian ‘interoperability’: could this be a useful concept?
At the heart of the December 2014 UNOCHA global humanitarian policy conference was the concept of “humanitarian interoperability”.
Thinking like a forecaster
Three more Start Build projects join the DEPP
Can we use climate forecasts to allocate funds before a crisis hits?
Spotlight on the Start Fund
Using the 1% to implement minimum standards in downward accountability in Puntland
First double Start Fund activation for Somalia and Nigeria
A double alert for the Start Fund has resulted in an activation for two simultaneous crises in Somalia and Nigeria.