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Start Network Annual report 2017

Start Network's first annual report showcases its collective efforts to revolutionise the humanitarian aid system. Access the English report here, the report is also available in Arabic, French and Spanish. Read more...

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24 October 2018

Start Fund Annual Report 2018

Now moving into its fifth year of operation, the Start Fund is the fastest collectively-owned funding mechanism in the world. It is a leading enabler of rapid, needs-driven humanitarian response for overlooked crises. Filling a cr... Read more...

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23 May 2018

Start Network's vision for the future of humanitarian action

To prepare for the change needed in the future, the Start Network’s 42 members came together over the last six months, to co-create a vision for the network, based on experience gained over our first eight years. This proposal was... Read more...

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13 December 2017

Monthly risk briefing: March

The monthly risk briefing provides information on global weather, human and health events where members may consider using the Start Fund Anticipation process. Read more...

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22 March 2019

The Disasters and Emergencies Preparedness Programme Innovation Labs Briefing Paper

The Disasters and Emergencies Preparedness Programme (DEPP) Innovation Labs is a two-year programme that aims to foster, and eventually scale up, innovations that address key problems faced by disaster-prone communities. Read more...

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26 February 2019

DEPP Evaluation Summative Phase Report

This report provides the summative results from the three-year external impact evaluation of the Disasters and Emergencies Preparedness Programme (DEPP) conducted by a team at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI). Read more...

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20 February 2019

Monthly Risk Briefing: February

The monthly risk briefing provides information on global weather, human and health events where members may consider using the Start Fund Anticipation process. Read more...

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18 February 2019

Monthly Risk Briefing: November

The monthly risk briefing provides information on global weather, volcanic, human and health events where members may consider using the Start Fund’s Crisis Anticipation Window. It reports on new, emerging or deteriorating situati... Read more...

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05 November 2018

Monthly Risk Briefing: October

The monthly risk briefing provides information on global weather, volcanic, human and health events where members may consider using the Start Fund’s Crisis Anticipation Window. It reports on new, emerging or deteriorating situati... Read more...

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26 October 2018

Blockchain pilot II: summary of lessons

In 2016, a €50,000 grant to Start Network from the government of Estonia, which is leading the world in its drive to adopt the new technology, enabled us to pilot blockchain for humanitarian financing. So, in 2017 Start Network... Read more...

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25 October 2018

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