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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We Are Cisco: Employees Make Impossible Possible
How many people does it take to help in a disaster? No matter where Cisco employees work or what they do, each one plays a part to make the impossible possible. In a disaster, communications are critical for first responders, victims and loved ones. Our employees show there’s never been a better time to be proud to work at Cisco. Explore career opportunities at ...
May 12, 2016 10:05 AM ET
Cisco: There's Never Been a Better Time to Connect Those in Need
When crisis strikes, technology can be as important as food or water. It helps organize the displaced and connect them with loved ones. Help Cisco provide this vital technology to people in crisis by donating at ...
May 11, 2016 2:10 PM ET
Drones Give Humanitarian Aid a Lift
Okay, I admit, the headline is a bad pun. But, what isn’t bad is the speed at which drone technology is being used to save lives before, during and after a devastating event. On April 11, I was invited to attend a Discovery Event at Singularity University at Moffett Field on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in Humanitarian Response. I was invited because I work in the ...
May 2, 2016 7:55 AM ET
Cisco TacOps Can Have a Network Established Within 72 Hours of a Disaster
Before I created my technology industry analyst business, I worked over 20 years in F500 technology companies running products, strategy and marketing. As an employee and as a stint running corporate marketing, what became apparent was that there were companies who “pretended” to do CSR and those who manage it like a business. ...
Mar 31, 2016 8:35 AM ET
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