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Start Evolves Webinar: Dan McClure on feedback loops for complex systems

The Start Network’s vision is a humanitarian system in which funding will be dependable and predictable, responses are based on humanitarian need and context-appropriate. For this to become reality, the Start Network needs to evol... Read more...

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07 July 2017

International NGOs collaborating on humanitarian surge in Asia

Mutual trust is vital in collaboration, and collaboration is what the Transforming Surge Capacity Project aims to achieve, to ultimately improve the quality of emergency responses in Asia.  Read more...

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07 July 2017

DEPP Learning Report 2016

The Disasters and Emergencies Preparedness Programme (DEPP) is a three-year, £40m programme jointly implemented by the Start and CDAC Networks that aims to significantly improve the quality and speed of humanitarian response in co... Read more...

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03 July 2017

Embracing complexity with Dan McClure

In order to build an organisation that can deliver the Start Network's vision at scale, complex solutions are needed. Here Dan McClure of ThoughtWorks discusses how to do complex innovation better. Read more...

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22 June 2017

DEPP briefing: developing a locally led response

The Disasters and Emergencies Preparedness Programme (DEPP) invests in developing the longer-term capacity of people and their communities, in countries most at risk from natural disaster or conflict. This briefing paper explains ... Read more...

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15 June 2017

Video: Linking humanitarian response and resilience

Last month, Michael Mosselmans presented to the UNISDR Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction about the Linking Preparedness Response and Resilience (LPRR) project. Read more...

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06 June 2017

Start Fund Annual Report 2017

Our third year was one of exciting progress and significant learning, with 74 alerts – nearly as many as our first two years combined – funding 94 projects in 29 countries, reaching nearly 2 million people affected by crisis. F... Read more...

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25 May 2017

Start Network Change Model

The Start Network’s change model lays out a plausible pathway for system change and to test the assumptions behind this. The change model sets out a long-term vision with a focus on supporting communities in need. Read more...

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10 May 2017

Impact Report 2016

This report is the first of its kind for the Start Network and the first report in the humanitarian sector that showcases what can be accomplished through system-change initiatives. It tells the story of what system change looks l... Read more...

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09 May 2017

Pre-alert guidance note - heatwave

This document is designed to make it easier for agencies to raise Start Fund anticipatory alerts for a heatwave, or to submit Start Fund project proposals when an alert has been activated. Read more...

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05 May 2017

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