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Start Fund disburses £133,567 for emergency response in Kachin, Myanmar
The second Start Fund activation took place this week in response to renewed displacement in Kachin, Myanmar
DFID announces support for Start Network in World Bank Spring Meetings
Today International Development Secretary Justine Greening will announce the UK Department for International Development (DFID) support for two key Start Network programmes: the Start Fund and Start Build.
Start Fund disburses £325,000 to four projects in South Sudan
Today the Start Fund disbursed a total of £325,000 to fund four agency projects in South Sudan.
Start Fund crisis update
Following its launch yesterday, the Start Fund has been activated for the South Sudan crisis.
Start Network partners with Deloitte on a workshop
The Start Network recently approved eight capacity strengthening project proposals as part of the Start Build work stream.
The Start Network will be returning in style to the annual Dubai International Humanitarian Aid and Development Conference and Exhibition (DIHAD).
Developing effective surge capacity for a 21st Century humanitarian sector.