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Governance & Assurance
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Locally led action
New forms of financing
We're tackling what we believe are the biggest systemic problems that the sector faces.
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Anticipation & Risk Financing
Our initiatives aim to transform humanitarian action through innovation, fast funding, early action, and localisation.
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Crisis Response Summaries
Annual Review 2020
We are committed to transparency, accountability, evidence-led decision-making and using learning to continuously evolve.
News & Blogs
Start Network Annual Assembly
News and blog articles from across the Start Network.
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We need proactive models of humanitarian funding to prevent suffering
Humanitarian funding needs to improve: we must move away from reactive funding models to proactive ones if we want to prevent human suffering.
How do we help the world's poorest populations become sustainably resilient? Cash
Michaela Larson says the answer to how we can help the world’s poorest populations become more resilient following a crisis, is an obvious one – we give them cash.
Commentary on InsuResilience Global Partnership
Last week was the official launch of the G7 and G20 initiated InsuResilience Global Partnership. The partnership aims to better protect poor and vulnerable people against the impacts of disasters, by using climate and disaster risk finance and insurance solutions. It has a strong coalition of partners involved, including governments, private sector, UN and civil society organisations, such as the Start Network.
“I am a homemaker and also a warrior. I love, I challenge, I win”
This case study, produced on International Women's Day 2017, focuses on Millet Morante from Philippines. She is a member of the Kaisa Ka organisation (volunteers who seeks to advance the rights of Filipino women) and of the People-Based Humanitarian Action Consortium (PBHAC).
Three more Start Build projects join the DEPP