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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Humanitarian Organizations Collaborate to Impact the World
Last week, more than 200 leaders from dozens of technology companies and international humanitarian and conservation organizations came together at the NetHope Global Member Summit on our San Jose, California campus. Experts in humanitarian relief, emergency response, and conservation from around the world participated in nearly 30 brainstorming sessions, and I was fortunate enough to attend a...
Nov 17, 2014 9:00 AM ET
Cisco Employee Volunteers Help a Texas Family Rebuild
Within 24 hours of the deadly fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas almost 2 years ago, Cisco’s Community Relations team had already committed to help residents impacted by the devastation and contacted me in Cisco’s Richardson office. Within another month, we decided to partner with ...
Nov 13, 2014 2:00 PM ET
Fighting the Tragedy of Hunger
In Silicon Valley – home to one of the greatest economic engines in the world – there is a silent tragedy that affects more than 250,000 people every month – and that’s hunger. Hunger doesn’t discriminate. It affects the young and the old, families of every size, shape and background.  The challenge, sadly, knows no bounds. Ten thousands miles away – in India – the problem is...
Nov 13, 2014 10:00 AM ET
Humanitarian Organizations Address Tech’s Role in Solving Global Challenges
This week, we are proud to host the NetHope Global Member Summit at our San Jose, California campus. NetHope is an important organization – especially at a time when news feeds are filled with stories about disease outbreaks, natural disasters, and social conflict. NetHope is a coalition of...
Nov 6, 2014 2:00 PM ET
Cisco IT Gives Back
Just last week Cisco IT leaders came together to discuss priorities and strengthen alignment with the goal to accelerate our success in FY15. We also used this time to celebrate the outstanding achievements of some top performers, and most importantly, to give back to the community. When these 500 IT leaders come together, one thing is true, we are a force! Representing 30 countries...
Nov 6, 2014 11:20 AM ET