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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 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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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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June 21, 2018

10 Essentials for Surviving in the Great Outdoors

“Sometimes people think they are going on a short day hike and just don’t take the time to prepare.” It’s a regular scenario for Jeff Salzer, a FedEx Trade Networks team member who also volunteers as a search and rescue volunteer in Pierce County, Washington. The rough terrain, which is not far from Mt. Rainier,

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May 25, 2018

From Cardboard Box to Robotic Wall

See how these students designed a robotic wall using only recycled cardboard and plastic.

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May 23, 2018

FedEx Teams Up With Amber Alert to Help Children in Danger

“We were pretty sure we would never see him again.” Those are words no parent ever wants to say about their child, but for Lyle Miller, this nightmare scenario became reality in 2006 when a known criminal kidnapped his 10-year-old son, Zach. The day Zach disappeared, Saskatchewan, Canada, issued its first Amber Alert, mobilizing communities

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