Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.
Resource centre | Start Network
This website uses cookies. Read more. Okay

Resource centre


Filter Resources

Show Filters

Title and Description
Date published

Building the Evidence Base for Early Action

The benefits of early action are mostly uncontested among humanitarian actors. Nevertheless, humanitarian actors still find it challenging to act early for a variety of reasons. Read more...

Download this Publication

06 April 2016

Crisis response summary: India - Flooding

On 1 December 2015, a wave of heavy rains, the third in a month, hit southern India, leading to the most intense floods in living memory for communities in Chennai city and districts in northern Tamil Nadu state, killing at least ... Read more...

Download this Crisis Response Summary

18 March 2016

Crisis response summary: Sri Lanka - in anticipation of flooding

On 13-15 November, 2015, a depression system formed in the Northern and Eastern provinces of Sri Lanka, bringing heavy rainfall and triggering floods that affected more than 15,000 families in Jaffna, Kilinochchi and Mulaitivu dis... Read more...

Download this Crisis Response Summary

08 March 2016

Start Fund infographic March 2016

Since launching in April 2014, the Start Fund has been alerted 71 times and has funded 128 projects to respond to 52 emergencies globally. Read more...

Download this Infographic

03 March 2016

Crisis response summary: India - Flooding

On 9 - 11 November 2015, heavy rains led to severe flooding and landslides in Tamil Nadu, southern India, destroying roughly 25,000 homes, damaging toughly 53,000 homes, killing at least 92 people and thousands of cattle, destroyi... Read more...

Download this Crisis Response Summary

29 February 2016

Start Network Business Plan 2016

The Start Network has published its 2016 Business Plan which will enable the governance, membership and external stakeholders of the Start Network to understand, endorse, support and participate in the activities of the Network. Read more...

Download this Publication

17 February 2016

Crisis response summary: Pakistan, earthquake

On 26 October 2015, a 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck near Feyzabad, Afghanistan, killing at least 255 people and injuring at least 1,697 people over a wide swathe of mountainous terrain in neighbouring Pakistan Read more...

Download this Crisis Response Summary

10 February 2016

Realities Behind the Rhetoric

Ros Tennyson outlines a new case study which puts the day-to-day reality of the operational side of Start Network under a microscope. Read more...

Download this Case Study

05 February 2016

Crisis response summary: Nigeria - Flooding

On 30 August 2015, torrential rains, combined with a dam technological failure, caused widespread flooding in Adamawa State, Nigeria. Read more...

Download this Crisis Response Summary

29 January 2016

Crisis response summary: Afghanistan displacement

On 28 September 2015, the Taliban launched a major offensive in north-eastern Afghanistan, focusing on Kunduz city, the capital of Kunduz province, leading to at least 55 people killed, including hospital patients and staff in an ... Read more...

Download this Crisis Response Summary

25 January 2016

Pages