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The Start Network's Sean Lowrie tells world leaders attending the COP21 climate change conference in Paris how we can create a preventative economy that stops climate change risks turning into humanitarian crises.
Spotlight on the Start Fund
Peer field review of the Malawi and Mozambique flood response
Participants of training on preparing for and preventing Ebola, have created their own videos to communicate the dangers of the disease and how to avoid it.
Leadership for Humanitarians Training in Amman
Applications are open for leadership training in Jordan, in December.
Responding to the needs of communities affected by armed conflict in Amran governorate, Yemen
Start Fund crisis update India and Pakistan
A summary of small to medium scale crises that the Start Fund has been alerted to, between 28 October and 15 November 2015 - India and Pakistan.
Transforming Surge Capacity Pilot Fund
A pilot fund for localised and collaborative surge in the Asia region is launching today.
How International Medical Corps is tackling Ebola in Guinea-Bissau
As Sierra Leone celebrates 42 days free of Ebola, we take a look at the success of the rapid response team training on Ebola, part of International Medical Corps's Start project in Guinea Bissau.