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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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
Cisco's Commitment to End Homelessness in Santa Clara County
Two years ago, Cisco made a commitment to positively impact the lives of 1 billion people globally by 2025, and we have made great progress toward that goal. Our efforts have helped people develop digital skills through our Networking Academies around the world, and we have invested in...
Mar 27, 2018 1:10 PM ET
VIDEO | Cisco Teams Come Together in Times of Adversity
As natural disasters disrupted lives around the world in 2017, Cisco teams came together to support each other, our customers, and their communities. Learn more about Cisco’s work with Critical Human Needs and Disaster Relief here. About CiscoCisco (...
Mar 12, 2018 8:10 AM ET
Cisco Executive Platform Blog | Adaptive. Reliable. Secure. Even During a Crisis
On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico with sustained winds of 155 miles per hour. In its wake was widespread destruction that left island residents without basic human necessities. Responding to this disaster, Cisco teamed with NetHope to support recovery. Cisco has a long history with NetHope. In fact, we co-founded the nonprofit in 2001 to bring...
Feb 16, 2018 11:55 AM ET
Nonprofit Heroes Are Reconnecting Lives in Puerto Rico
Imagine a storm washing away your ability to communicate by phone, email, or text. Picture it knocking out your electricity and cutting off your supply of food and clean water. If you need help, you have no way to ask for it. If you have loved ones, you have no way to confirm they are safe. That is what happened to Puerto Rico’s entire population of 3.4 million people when Hurricane...
Nov 30, 2017 8:25 AM ET