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Eight organisations take part in localised fund for COVID-19 response


As part of Start Network’s commitment to supporting local actors, eight national and local members have so far been selected to participate in a localised fund for COVID-19 response. This fund will allow these organisations to access funding of up to £30,000 to respond to COVID-19 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, India and Pakistan.

04Aug20

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Traditions Still Have Traction


On the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples we look back at the DEPP Innovation Labs project in the Philippines. Enhancing Traditional Food Source Management is one of the 40 innovative solutions supported by Philippines TUKLAS Innovation Labs that help communities better prepare for disasters. The project is implemented by a consortium of four non-governmental organisations: Plan International Philippines, Action Against Hunger, CARE Philippines, and the Citizens' Disaster Response Center. It is part of the Disasters Emergencies Preparedness Programme (DEPP) Innovation Labs, a programme that is managed collaboratively by the Start Network and the Communications with Disaster Affected Communities (CDAC) Network.

09Aug20

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Start Fund Bangladesh: COVID-19 Chapter


Using local membership strength of a pooled funding mechanism to extend humanitarian support during a pandemic.

23Jul20

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ARC Replica Pay-out Senegal 2020


The Start Network’s $10.6m ARC Replica pay-out in Senegal is being used to support the food security and livelihoods of more than 27,000 households across seven regions of Senegal. 

14Jul20

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Twelve local and national organisations become members of Start Network


Start Network is pleased to announce that 12 new local and national aid agencies, based in India, Pakistan and the Democratic Republic of Congo, have joined the network. The new members have joined as part of Start Network’s plans to build a more balanced network made up of more local and national actors.

24Jun20

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Going virtual: 2020 Assembly & 10-year anniversary


Start Network has decided to move it's annual Assembly meeting and 10-year anniversary celebrations to a virtual format.

13May20

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