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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, Honduras, 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 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

Evaluation of the Start Fund Design and Build phase

The Start Fund is a multi-donor pooled funding mechanism that consists of a network of international non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and provides small-scale funding (up to £300k per organisation over a 45 day window) to fro... Read more...

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08 January 2015

Spotlight on the Start Fund: The unexpected impact of insecurity, access and health facility closures

From July to September 2014, the Start Fund responded to humanitarian needs following conflict and displacement in Yemen. International Medical Corps implemented a health intervention, integrated with some nutrition activities. Read more...

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22 October 2014

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