A society wide approach
The humanitarian capacity gap is widening. The humanitarian challenges we face are greater than any one organisation, or even the sector alone, can overcome. Start Engage works with all parts of society to tackle the increasing scale of humanitarian crises.
How Start Engage Works
Transforming humanitarian action
Individuals, organisations and systems
A new approach to capacity building
Preparing communities for disasters
Get involved in Start Engage
The Disasters and Emergencies Preparedness Programme works to develop effective humanitarian response where it is needed most. This ground breaking programme, one of the largest investments of its kind, is funded by UK Aid and managed collaboratively by the CDAC and Start Networks, leveraging the expertise of more than 50 member organisations.
In the past, investing in innovation in the humanitarian sector was rare. The Disasters and Emergencies Preparedness Programme (DEPP) Innovation Labs aims to change that by identifying and funding innovative solutions to disaster preparedness through a network of labs based around the world in countries prone to disaster. The DEPP Innovation Labs is a two-year £10 million programme, funded by UK Aid.
Start Engage in numbers
Active in 10 countries