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.

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Is the Impact of Mobile Phones a Myth?
At first glance, the numbers seem staggering. Global mobile phone penetration is 96 percent. In sub-Saharan Africa, where 47 percent of the population lives on less than $1.25 a day, mobile data use is expected to grow twentyfold by the end of 2019, according to a ...
Jan 29, 2015 12:00 PM ET
Cisco Joins Facebook, NetHope, and Others to Expand ICT Support for Ebola Fight in West Africa
NetHope, a consortium of 42 leading international humanitarian organizations and one of Cisco’snonprofit Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) partners, recently announced a partnership with Facebook, the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, Cisco, EveryLayer, and Inveneo to expand their support for effective...
Jan 26, 2015 9:40 AM ET
Cisco Volunteers in Massachusetts Join Global Campaign to Give Back
At the Cisco Boxborough, Massachusetts office, we are taking part in Giving Tuesday by encouraging our colleagues to participate in the 2014 Global Hunger Relief Campaign, which helps 13 local nonprofit hunger relief organizations. This is part of Cisco’...
Dec 1, 2014 5:00 PM ET
Cisco Volunteers Help Stop Hunger before the Holidays
This Thanksgiving, many of us will celebrate with our friends and family. We’ll gather and enjoy roasted turkey, creamy mashed potatoes, and a slice of grandma’s pumpkin pie for dessert. Unfortunately, 805 million around the world don’t have enough to eat. Last week, I learned that we can change that. I participated in the StopHungerNow...
Nov 26, 2014 12:00 PM ET
Cisco Employees Race to End Hunger in China
Even before I started with Cisco, I was an active volunteer and had a focus on increasing educational access in rural China. After I joined Cisco, I quickly connected with the Civic Council to continue my passion for giving back. Civic Councils are teams of employees who plan volunteer events, develop partnerships, manage product donation programs, and make local cash donations. As our Civic...
Nov 24, 2014 2:30 PM ET

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