Cisco Impact Area | Critical Human Needs and Disaster Relief

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.

Content from this campaign

As Countries Turn Inward, Companies Stand Up for Humanity. Let’s Applaud and Encourage Them.
Skyrocketing numbers of people fleeing conflict. Increasing frequency and severity of natural disasters. Decreased diplomatic efforts. Slashed foreign aid budgets. A West that is increasingly embracing narrow nationalism and isolation. It all leaves us in the humanitarian community concerned for the future of our interconnected world. While still pushing governments not to abandon those...
Feb 8, 2019 1:05 PM ET
Using Blockchain Technology to Solve Global Problems
This post was written by guest blogger Dr. Mariana Dahan, Founder and CEO of the World Identity Network. She recently spoke as part of Cisco’s Women Rock-IT series. Today, more than a billion people around the world lack that most...
Nov 9, 2018 9:35 AM ET
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them to find out what assistance they need and for how long can be a cumbersome process, and the collected data gets outdated quickly.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