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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...

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25 January 2016

Crisis response summary: Nigeria - influx of returnees from Cameroon

In July 2015, Cameroon announced it was forcibly sending home as many as 15,000 Nigerians who entered its territory fleeing attacks by the Islamist group Boko Haram. Read more...

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22 January 2016

Crisis response summary: Central African Republic, displacement

From 26 to 30 September 2015, rapid and widespread violence erupted in Bangui, Central African Republic, sparked by the killing of a Muslim taxi driver that triggered unexpected clashes between pro and anti-government militias. Read more...

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15 January 2016

Crisis response summary: Guatemala, Hondura, El Salvador - Drought

In September 2015 three years of declining food security in the Central American ‘DryCorridor’ in El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala was exacerbated by an El Nino relateddrought, resulting in an estimated 500,000 people severely ... Read more...

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11 January 2016

Crisis response summary: Sierra Leona - Flooding

Since early September 2015, the Western area of Sierra Leone were affected by flooding. Though the government and NGO response in Freetown and surrounding areas was adequate, an estimated 4590 affected people in Bo and Pujehun wer... Read more...

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05 January 2016

Crisis response summary: Columbia - Displacement

Since August 21, due to political dispute between Colombia and Venezuela, 1,482 people were deported from& Venezuela to Colombia, and a further 19,952 returned for fear of persecution Read more...

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29 December 2015

Crisis response summary: Colombia - Displacement

On 26 June, 2015, military clashes between the Colombian government and rebel forces displaced 434 of the 600 Embera Eyabida indigenous people living in Urrao, the capital of Urrao Minicipality, located in Antioquia department, Co... Read more...

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07 December 2015

Crisis response summary: Ethiopia - Displacement

Since the start of the conflict in neighbouring South Sudan on 15 December 2013, more than 218,700 South Sudanese have crossed into Ethiopia’s Gambella region, fleeing from violence and food insecurity. Read more...

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07 December 2015

Start Fund Second Independent Evaluation August 2015

Assessing the performance of Start funded projects and their influence on the evolution of crises. Read more...

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09 August 2015

Start Fund Report 2015

This report, for donors, Network Members and all Start Fund stakeholders, provides evidence on the performance of the Start Fund, and reflections on the challenges we have collectively faced over the last year. Read more...

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01 August 2015

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