Disaster relief in communities

Disaster relief in communities

Agile responses, long-term commitments

For decades, IBM has responded to major disasters and significant crises in the communities in which we live, work and do business. Today, our responses integrate advanced technologies with the expertise of IBMers around the world who have the desire and training to serve. We deliver essential components of what it takes for affected areas and individuals to regroup, rebuild and recover — including solutions to gather and share data about affected populations, relief efforts and the deployment of technologies. IBMers also manage the rollout of technology solutions to help regions or even countries get back on track. And we remain engaged for months or years after an event to help with recovery.

Learn more in our 2014 Corporate Responsibility Report. 

Content from this campaign

Disaster Resiliency: Learn How IBM and Bechtel Partnered in Puerto Rico
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ – With the 2018 hurricane season under way, two large B2B corporations committed to improving long-term recovery from natural disasters are sharing lessons learned from last year’s devastating Category 5 storm in Puerto Rico and mapping their work to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Join 3BL Media for “Responding to...
Jul 5, 2018 9:45 AM ET
The Changing Landscape of IBM Disaster Response
IBM’s Innovation Zone Open Development for Disaster Response (ODDR) Hackathon (ending July 24) is underway! The contest invites coders to use their skills, creativity, and IBM Cloud technologies to help expand the array of tools that IBM can apply in natural disasters and humanitarian crises. In his comments below, Emergency Communication Networks expert Edward Happ offers a primer on the...
Jul 15, 2015 6:00 PM ET