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Le HUB RDC balise la voie vers une nouvelle ère de l’action humanitaire Le HUB RDC balise la voie vers une nouvelle ère de l’action humanitaire
DRC Hub Paves the Way for a New Era of Humanitarian Action
The General Assembly of the Start Network Hub in the Democratic Republic of the Congo took place from 09 to 12 November 2021 and was attended by 40 delegates from the provincial governments of North and South Kivu, the central government, international, national and local NGOs, research institutions and universities, as well as members of Start Network’s team.
Reflecting on the outcomes of the Crisis Response Resilience Lab
In October 2021, Complexity University in partnership with Start Network and The Global Fund for Community Foundations (GFCF) launched the first radical, action-focused innovation programme for community-led impact in the aid sector. The Crisis Response and Resilience Lab was a 2-week intensive action-learning programme, the first of its kind, aimed at supporting humanitarian practitioners to experience and learn a new way of working in response to complex humanitarian challenges. The Lab was an experiment in itself—an opportunity to create a place where different people could build new practices, relationships and learning, whilst experiencing a professional and personal journey taking them from business as usual towards a new, better, humanitarian system.
¿Que creen las comunidades afectadas por la crisis que hace que una intervencion humanitaria tenga exito?
En mayo de 2021, uno de los miembros locales de Start Network, de la República Democrática del Congo (RDC), respondió a la erupción volcánica del Nyiragongo, que provocó el desplazamiento y la evacuación de 450.000 personas .
Selon les communautes touchees par les crises, qu'est-ce qui fait le succes d'une intervention humanitaire ?
En mai 2021, l'un des membres locaux de Start Network, de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC), a répondu à l'éruption volcanique du Nyiragongo qui a vu 450 000 personnes déplacées et évacuées.
How do crisis-affected communities define a ‘successful’ humanitarian intervention?
In May 2021, one of Start Network’s local members, from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) responded to the Nyiragongo volcanic eruption which saw 450,000 people displaced and evacuated.
COP26: New insurance sector and NGO partnership will protect world’s most vulnerable from climate risks
Start Network and the Insurance Development Forum (IDF) are today announcing a new partnership to support the development of a new global financial service for the humanitarian sector, which will help communities to get ahead of escalating climate risks.
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Start Network is participating in six events during COP26 read on to see how you can join us.