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 Top 3 Ways Mobile Phones Can Help Disaster Victims
This post was written by guest blogger Zev Lowe, VP of Growth and Impact at AtmaGo. Globally, disasters and humanitarian crises are on the rise. In the last 10 years, disasters have caused ...
Nov 2, 2018 3:50 PM ET
Discovering New Forms of Storytelling with Data
This blog post was guest written by Zoe Condliffe, CEO and founder of She’s A Crowd. She’ll be guest speaking during the “From Endangered Animals to Gender-Based Violence” session of the Women...
Sep 21, 2018 9:20 AM ET
Cisco VIDEO | Mobile Surveys Save Millions of Dollars While Saving Lives
World Food Programme provides food and other assistance to millions of people who are displaced by natural disasters, human conflict, and other crises. Surveying them to find out what assistance they need and for how long can be a cumbersome process, and the collected data gets outdated quickly. Cisco supported the Mobile Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping (mVAM) program, which replaces face-...
Jul 13, 2018 8:10 AM ET
Turning Crisis into Possibility on World Refugee Day
As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility strategy, Cisco and the Cisco Foundation support nonprofit organizations that serve people who are displaced by humanitarian crises and natural disasters. Today, World Refugee Day, is an opportunity for us to recognize organizations that...
Jun 20, 2018 12:05 PM ET
Cisco VIDEO | Ushahidi's Crowdsourcing Software Gives People a Voice in Times of Crisis
When a crisis occurs, the people who are affected can use Ushahidi's open-source platform to report what is happening around them via social media, email, and text. Their reports are compiled into real-time maps, which enable others to reach and help them more quickly. Learn more about...
Mar 30, 2018 9:40 AM ET