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We support humanitarians, donors, local partners and other stakeholders in optimising the contribution that they can make to connecting people in crisis with the best possible solutions.
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Start Fund Bangladesh: first use of new country fund
Thousands of families left homeless when Cyclone Mora hit Bangladesh are to be helped in the first crisis response by the new country-based Start Fund. Most of those to be assisted are Rohingya refugees, who had previously fled persecution in neighbouring Myanmar.
First global humanitarian fund to finance interventions before disasters happen
Aid agencies will be enabled to tackle looming disasters before they have occurred, under a pioneering project being launched today by the Start Network.
Start Network welcomes 12 new members
The Start Network is delighted to welcome 12 new members, taking it to 39 members in 14 countries.
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.