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Guidance for Start Network members has been designed to explain how the Start Fund works and support in the drafting of alerts (including anticipation)

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Start Fund Annual Report 2018

Now moving into its fifth year of operation, the Start Fund is the fastest collectively-owned funding mechanism in the world. It is a leading enabler of rapid, needs-driven humanitarian response for overlooked crises. Filling a critical gap in humanitarian financing, it pools funding from donors for immediate release for crises around the world. In its fourth year alone the Start Fund spent over £8.8 million responding to the unmet needs of 2,050,546 people across 44 crises in 31 countries. Find out more about the work of the Start Fund, including our performance, how we are meeting our commitments to the Grand Bargain, our Anticipation Window, and why we hold localisation at the heart of our work.

23May18

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Start Fund: Learning from Cash Programming

This review is one in a series of learning products developed by the Start Fund Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning team with the intention of providing actionable recommendations to improve decision making at the project, crisis and system level.

06Dec17

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Start Fund handbook

This handbook details the procedures which govern the use and allocation of the Start Fund

10Nov17

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Pre-alert guidance note - cyclones, hurricanes, typhoons

This document is designed to make it easier for agencies to raise Start Fund anticipatory alerts for cyclones, hurricanes and typhoons, or to submit Start Fund project proposals when an alert has been activated.

02Oct17

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Pre-alert guidance note - disease outbreaks

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

02Oct17

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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. Find out more about the work of the Start Fund, including our performance, how we are meeting our commitments to the Grand Bargain, our Anticipation Window, and why we hold localisation at the heart of our work.

25May17

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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.

05May17

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Pre-alert guidance note - flooding

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

05May17

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Pre-alert guidance note - drought

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

05May17

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Pre-alert guidance note - conflict & displacement

This document is designed to make it easier for agencies to raise Start Fund anticipatory alerts for conflict and displacement, or to submit Start Fund project proposals when an alert has been activated.

05May17

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Start Fund Communications Guidelines

Communications are vital to Start Network and to Start Fund: they help to raise our profile, and so improve our prospects of future funding and increase the impact of our advocacy.

23Feb17

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