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November 8, 2018

Orbis Plane Brings Gift of Sight to 4-Year-Old Boy in Mongolia

In this video, follow a 4-year-old Mongolian boy home to his traditional ger (yurt) after a vision-saving surgery performed by Orbis on the world’s only Flying Eye Hospital. Orbis operates a donated former FedEx cargo plane that was converted into an engineering marvel: a fully self-contained Flying Eye Hospital. The plane travels to some of

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September 21, 2015

FedEx Uses Healthcare Credentials to Enable World Para-cycling Success in Switzerland

[Auf Deutsch] Road cycling is a sport that has grown hugely in popularity in recent years, with over 121 TV stations globally covering the 2015 Tour de France and an estimated 3.9 billion viewers worldwide for the race. And with racing cyclists covering distances of hundreds of kilometres against backdrops of stunning vistas and negotiating

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October 30, 2018

FIRST Global brings Iceland, Zimbabwe, Nepal and many others together in World Robot Showdown

Watch as 193 robotics teams from almost every corner of the world converge on Mexico City for FIRST Global, an international robotics and technology event like no other.

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October 8, 2018

How a Roll of Tape Helps Save Lives

See how a simple task, using a roll of tape, helped cut donkey cart accidents in seven villages by over 40 percent in one year.

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September 17, 2018

Flood of the Century Causes Devastation in India

More than 80 inches of rain have fallen in Kerala, resulting in the worst flood to hit the state in 100 years.

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September 7, 2018

A Wish Takes Flight and Lands in Happiness

Sometimes, something magical happens when you make a wish. Dreams can come true. That’s exactly what 7-year-old Dillon, a patient at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN, found out when he made a wish. With the help of several FedEx pilots and the Mid-South Chapter of Make-A-Wish Foundation, Dillon traveled to Disney World—the

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August 22, 2018

Bigger, Better, Colder: How Direct Relief and FedEx are Transforming the Movement of Lifesaving Medicine

When you’re one of the largest providers of humanitarian relief efforts in the world, size matters.

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July 20, 2018

FedEx & IMC Respond to Ebola Outbreak in DRC

International Medical Corps continues its ongoing fight against the spread of the Ebola virus, even after significant progress has been made to contain the deadly infection plaguing the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The non-profit organization set up its portable hospitals in the DRC to help train medical staff in the field in the event

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July 12, 2018

Preparing for Disaster: How Hurricane Prep Packs Can Save Lives

Find out how Direct Relief and FedEx have teamed up to help prepare vulnerable areas ahead of hurricane season.

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June 29, 2018

From Robots to IT: How One FIRST Mentor Got a New Job at FedEx

When a FIRST Mentor saw FedEx robots in action at FIRST Championship, he was intrigued...and before long he found himself with a new job as a FedEx software developer.

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