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Relief aid a lifeline for flood-affected villages in Myanmar

Myanmar's annual rainy season brought devastating floods to villages in Hpa-An and Bago this year. People were stranded in their homes or forced to flee them. Schools were closed. Harvests were wiped out. Livestock killed.


Blog Post

A Start Fund rapid response to flooding in Myanmar

Torrential rains during Myanmar’s monsoon season caused the Laymyo River banks to burst and overflow causing widespread damage to homes and infrastructure. The Start Fund was activated, awarding funding to three agencies for a rapid response.


Case study

Case study: Making water accessible in Pakistan

By David Wastell.


Blog Post

Start Network at the ICT4D Conference 2017

Helen James attended the ICT4D Conference 2017 in Hyderabad, here she gives a summary of the Start Network's sessions at the conference and other relavent sessions for our agenda.


News Article

A story of Start Fund Alert 144 in Malawi:

In February, HelpAge International and Christian Aid led a cash-based response to assist flood victims in Malawi through the Start Fund. Here is a take on the story that made its way to one of the country's news sites, Malawi24.


Blog Post

Punk and disability inclusion have more in common than you may think

Diana Hiscock, Disability Adviser at HelpAge International, considers the impact of "attitude" on our perception of events, and how this can shape our behaviour.