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Annual reports

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Press and media

  • Aid agencies back call for investigation into ‘horrific’ US attack on MSF hospital
    An article by Mark Anderson in the Guardian
  • Start Network looks to parametrics & cat bonds for crisis response
    An Artemis article looking at Start Network’s new funding mechanisms for humanitarian response
  • ‘The CBHA Early Response Fund (ERF)’
    An article by Lydia Poole for Global Humanitarian Assistance
  • ‘Could an emergency fund help NGOs put the humanitarian house in order?’
    A Guardian Blog post arguing for the Start Fund
  • ‘NGOs look to a new humanitarian funding model’
    An article by Anna Jefferys for IRIN
  • Voice Out Loud Newsletter
    If you decide to download and read, please take the time to read the piece entitled ‘Reflections on Pooled Funds’ on page 14, written by HelpAge International’s Frances Stevenson.
  • ‘DFID to announce support for Start Network in World Bank Spring Meetings, April 11th 2014′
    Press release for International Development Secretary’s formal announecement of plans to contribute up to £56 million to Start Fund and Start Build.
  • An Open Letter to OCHA on NGO Pooled Funds, 12 December 2014
    A letter from the Start Network Trustees in response to the Pooled Fund Working Group discussion paper  “What OCHA could do to increase field effectiveness through enhanced NGO partnership”.

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