Cisco Impact Area | Critical Human Needs and Disaster Relief

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Cisco Impact Area | Critical Human Needs and Disaster Relief

Mobilizing critical resources

Humanitarian crises persist. Many people lack access to basic human needs: food, adequate shelter, and­ clean water. We empower nonprofits and social change agents worldwide to relieve these problems.

We support scalable technology solutions that help disaster-relief teams move faster and provide vital services to more people when disasters strike.

Click here to learn how Cisco helps during disasters and humanitrian crises.

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The DIRT on Why Cisco’s Network Emergency Response Vehicle Sat Idle at Super Bowl 50
Super Bowl 50 was uneventful. Dare I say boring? I’m not talking about the game, but events in the Super Bowl Operations Center. There were 60+ people in the room and none of us were actually watching the game, though it was playing on several televisions. No one cheered at the end when the Broncos won (even though there were Broncos fans – including myself). Instead, we used our unique...
Mar 28, 2016 9:45 AM ET
Cisco Germany Partnering with Local Organizations in Refugee Response
Embracing our culture of innovation, Cisco employees have developed cutting-edge, technology-based solutions for some of the key challenges faced by refugees. A team in Belgium submitted a concept for the Innovate Everywhere challenge to create wearable devices to better connect refugees to emergency response and support...
Mar 22, 2016 10:05 AM ET
Cisco Volunteers Build New Home for Texas Disaster Victims
Employees from Cisco’s Richardson, Texas campus were pleased to attend a dedication on July 21 for the new owners of the Habitat for Humanity house that Cisco funded in West, Texas. You may remember back in April 2013, a fertilizer plant...
Jul 29, 2015 6:35 AM ET
Cisco Technology Powers “Wall of Friends” to Help Children
If a picture is worth a thousand words, how many powerful stories can a wall of video screens tell? Enough to help more than 8300 children whose lives have been torn apart by war, it turns out. War Child, a Dutch nonprofit that Cisco has supported for ten years with cash and product grants, held a televised event to raise money for its...
Jul 8, 2015 8:05 AM ET
The Mobile Response to Nepal
This post was written by guest blogger Wesley King, a business systems analyst at Cisco The World is Flat, not a FlatscreenI can’t deny it any longer. The apps on my mobile devices, and my social network living inside those apps, are influencing my behavior. In the case of disaster relief,...
Jun 2, 2015 9:00 AM ET