Partnering with Cisco to Tackle the World's Toughest Challenges

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Partnering with Cisco to Tackle the World's Toughest Challenges

Ali and his sister Susan call their family to let them know they are safe after arriving at Hasansham camp on the outskirts of Erbil, Iraq. Ali and Susan hadn't seen each other in two years after being separated by conflict in the region. PHOTO: Cengiz Yar for Mercy Corps

Ali and his sister Susan call their family to let them know they are safe after arriving at Hasansham camp on the outskirts of Erbil, Iraq. Ali and Susan hadn't seen each other in two years after being separated by conflict in the region. PHOTO: Cengiz Yar for Mercy Corps

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 8:45am

CAMPAIGN: Cisco's Global Problem Solvers

CONTENT: Blog

Technology has the potential to transform the way organizations like ours tackle the world’s toughest challenges.

With 65 million people forced from their homes in search of safety and a better life for their families, humanitarian and development organizations like Mercy Corps are stretched to our limits. At the same time this record number of people is on the move, technology advancements are breaking down geographic barriers and creating an inter-connectedness the likes of which the world has never seen before.

By partnering with other agencies and leading technology companies, we’ve already experimented with a number of innovative technology solutions to help people survive through crisis, build better lives and transform their communities for good.

But we know there is much more we can do. That’s why we are excited to announce that we are embarking on a new five-year initiative with leading global technology company Cisco. Together we hope to deliver aid and development assistance faster, better and to more people around the world.

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CAMPAIGN: Cisco's Global Problem Solvers

CONTENT: Blog