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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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NERV: The Brain Behind Networked Disaster Response at Cisco
Hurricane season is upon us, and storms have already begun to harass the Gulf Coast with torrential rains and violent winds. The threat of such a storm doesn’t cross my mind as I sit in my cubicle in San Jose, enjoying the comforts of an air-conditioned office and a hot cup of coffee on my desk. But behind building J on Cisco’s San Jose campus, Rakesh Bharania and the Cisco Tactical Operations...
Jul 14, 2014 4:20 PM ET
Cisco Executive Volunteers to Help Typhoon Victims
This blog post was written by guest blogger John Baekelmans, Chief Technology Officer for Cisco’s Smart+Connected Communities organization in the U.K. In the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, John volunteered in the Province of Samar, in the community of Daram, the Philippines, from May 1 to 17, 2014. I am sure most of you remember the deadly Typhoon Haiyan at the end of 2013....
Jun 30, 2014 11:45 AM ET
Clara's Big Ride Unites Youth for a National Conversation on Mental Health
IQALUIT, NU, April 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ – On her first stop in Canada's territories for Clara's Big Ride for Bell Let's Talk, Clara Hughes will host a national youth conversation on mental health with a special live broadcast from Iqaluit's Inuksuk High School to thousands of students across Canada. Believing that youth can have a powerful impact in uniting Canadians around the issue of...
Apr 24, 2014 2:55 PM ET
Multiplying the Impact of Food and Housing Relief
When you have a regular paycheck, a roof over your head, your health, and a fully stocked refrigerator, it’s easy to focus on other activities of daily living. But when you lack one or all of these things, your focus is on surviving. I know all this from first-hand experience. As a child, I helped my mom, who doesn’t speak English, apply for public assistance in times of great...
Mar 28, 2014 8:35 AM ET
Cisco Honored for Supporting Disaster Relief in the Bay Area
Cisco is proud to announce it has received the 2014 Humanitarian Partnership Award from the Silicon Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross. The award recognizes the support Cisco has given to the American Red Cross’ mission, and salutes the significant impact Cisco has...
Mar 10, 2014 1:20 PM ET

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