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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

Drought insurance for early response

This report outlines the design of a new funding mechanism that will ensure more timely humanitarian response to emerging drought-induced food and livelihood crises. The design of this mechanism was carried out through joint partn... Read more...

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25 May 2015

How can donor requirements be reformed to strengthen local capacity?

This paper has been written to inform discussion between donors, the United Nations and NGOs about an emerging tension between two important goals: building local capacity and managing programmatic risk. Read more...

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10 May 2015

Power & Politics

This is the second case study developed on behalf of the Start Network. The series is designed to capture the emerging story of the Consortium and draw out some useful lessons about collaboration.  Read more...

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02 March 2015

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