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Start Fund: A rapid response to flooding in El Salvador

In early October, heavy rainfall from two low pressure systems led to devastating flash floods and landslides in El Salvador.  More than a 1000 people were forced to leave their homes as rivers burst their banks, mudslides in the country’s hilly interior cut roads, buried buildings, and flooded homes.

19Nov18

Blog Post

The African Risk Capacity Replica

What are the significant challenges that humanitarian organisations face today when responding to disasters?

16Oct18

Case study

‘We survived Cyclone Sagar’

Start Network member, The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) was awarded Start funds to provide a rapid response to families who had been affected by Cyclone Sagar in Djibouti. According to United Nations OCHA, it is estimated 830,000 people had been affected by the cyclone and 290,000 had been temporarily displaced.

05Oct18

News Article

Start Network signs ‘game-changing’ drought insurance policy for early humanitarian response in Senegal

The Start Network has signed a ‘game-changing’ insurance policy, intended to pay out if a drought hits Senegal, enabling aid agencies to offer live-saving help before a famine threatens to take people’s lives.

30Aug18

News Article

Start Network celebrates World Humanitarian Day 2018

World Humanitarian Day is a chance to thank the countless aid workers around the world who help millions of people recover from crises, despite the dangers they face. Since its launch in 2014, the Start Fund has enabled Start Network members to act within days during times of crisis and helped people recover quickly.

20Aug18

News Article

Start Network celebrates World Humanitarian Day 2018

World Humanitarian Day is a chance to thank the countless aid workers around the world who help millions of people recover from crises, despite the dangers they face. Since its launch in 2014, the Start Fund has enabled Start Network members to act within days during times of crisis and helped people recover quickly.

20Aug18

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  • Benjamin Laniado
    CEO, CADENA
  • Benjamin Laniado
    CEO, CADENA