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Start Network at DIHAD 2016
A delegation of Start Network members is attending DIHAD 2016
The role of business in crisis response
A new survey aimed at developing a better understanding of how businesses are involved in helping communities to prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters, has been launched.
Head of Start Labs talent search
Head of Labs for the Start Network is something you might see only once in a career. It is a unique job with wide open potential.
New vacancy Start Fund Manager
The Start Network has an amazing job available – Head of the Start Fund. What is important to understand is that there are very few jobs like this on planet earth.
Five years of the Syrian Crisis
World Vision partnered with Frontier Economics to provide insight into what life might have looked like for these children if there had been no conflict and what future impacts are likely to be.
Talent Development in Kenya
Relief International and Leadership for Humanitarians have announced details of the next Leadership for Humanitarians training programme starting in April 2016.
The value of increased surge collaboration
New research on the value for money of increased surge collaboration between agencies for rapid onset disasters.
Spotlight on supporting Central African Republic refugees in Cameroon
How Start Network implementing partners in Cameroon are moving from a participatory approach to community engagement and ownership.