Posts by Helen James

Sean Lowrie on how the Start Fund enables local and international NGOs to work together

October 30, 2015

Start Network director Sean Lowrie describes the Start Fund and...

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An open letter to Mihir Bhatt from Sean Lowrie

October 23, 2015

Following the World Humanitarian Summit consultation in Geneva, Sean Lowrie,...

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Mindfulness and stress management for aid workers

October 22, 2015

Hitendra Solanki, Mindfulness & Wellbeing Adviser for ACF-UK & The...

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Vacancy for Start Fund Officer

October 20, 2015

The Start Network is seeking a Start Fund Officer to...

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Crisis update: Internally displaced people and ongoing conflict in Afghanistan

October 16, 2015

On Monday 12 October, the Start Fund was alerted by...

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Growing monitoring, evaluation and learning within the Start Network

October 15, 2015

The Start Network is seeking two new colleagues to help...

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ReShapeAid: Voices from the frontline

October 13, 2015

With the World Humanitarian Summit set to happen in Istanbul...

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Statement from the Start Network on the Kunduz Hospital bombings

October 12, 2015

  The horrific bombing of the Médecins Sans Frontières hospital...

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ActionAid volunteer facilitator Hawa Jalloh conducts an Ebola awareness session with an ActionAid loudspeaker in the village of Mbundorbo, near Bo.

Start Fund crisis update

October 9, 2015

A summary of small to medium scale crises that the...

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Ragina John, 28, and Rach Piny, 6 months, IDPs in Malakal camp, South Sudan. Ragina's son is sick with a chest infection, and Ragina is carrying medicine following a visit to the local hospital. Fighting has forced more than a million people from their hom

Start Network launches new funding mechanisms for humanitarian response

September 28, 2015

New York – The Start Network has committed to prototype...

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Working collaboratively – expecting the unexpected

September 24, 2015

Catherine Dennis, Protection in Practice Project Manager at Oxfam tells...

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Start Fund allocates £160,000 for emergency response in Nigeria

September 21, 2015

The Start Fund has allocated £161,802 to provide a rapid...

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