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  • Blog Post: Communication Critical to Relief in Haiti

    Posted by Dr. William A. Brindley Chief Executive Officer, NetHope Dr. William A. Brindley Over the past ten days, the world’s response to the devastation in Haiti has been truly inspiring. The question of “Can we respond?” has been answered with continued outpouring of...
  • Blog Post: Helping to Respond to the Horn of Africa Crisis

    Posted by Brad Smith General Counsel & Executive Vice President, Legal and Corporate Affairs, Microsoft It has been more than two months since famine was declared in Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya and Djibouti, leaving 12.4 million people in need of emergency aid. Every day, more than 1,500 famine-stricken...
  • Blog Post: A Tale of Two Cities: Prepare, Respond, Rebuild

    Posted by Orlando Ayala Corporate Vice President, Chairman Emerging Markets This week in Cartagena, Colombia, Microsoft along with the Colombian Government is hosting the first National Security Leaders Forum . The event brings together leaders in the public and private sector to discuss helping transform...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Kicks off Public Safety Symposium with Focus on the Cloud

    Posted by Dermot Barry Managing Director, Worldwide Public Safety, Microsoft Now more than ever, technology helps governments and non-government organizations address some of the most pressing public safety challenges, from responding to disasters and managing significant events to protecting critical...
  • Blog Post: An Update on Microsoft’s Disaster Relief Work in Japan

    Posted by Claire Bonilla Senior Director, Disaster Management, Microsoft It’s just over a week since the heartbreaking events in Japan that caused such destruction. Over the past week, we’ve all seen the strength of the human spirit and the generosity of people around the world. I’m...
  • Blog Post: World Humanitarian Day – Honoring those who support people in need

    Posted by Claire Bonilla Senior Director of Disaster Management In recognition of World Humanitarian Day on August 19, Microsoft commends the thousands of aid workers who have devoted their lives to bringing assistance to others. The international humanitarian community is facing new challenges spawned...
  • Blog Post: Devastation and Inspiration in Haiti

    Posted by Akhtar Badshah Senior Director, Global Community Affairs Five days after the devastating earthquake that rocked Haiti, we are seeing troubling images of the extent of the tragedy and the magnitude of the suffering now unfolding. We are also seeing an inspiring outpouring of support from...
  • Blog Post: Supporting Relief Efforts in Haiti

    Posted by Akhtar Badshah Senior Director, Global Community Affairs The earthquake in Haiti is an absolute tragedy. I clearly remember the precise moment when the Tsunami struck Indonesia in 2004 and how that set in motion a chain of events that would hopefully allow us to be better prepared to...