Humanitarian Aid

Uplift Aeronautics tests a drone that could be used to deliver humanitarian aid. (CBS)

Stanford Student Works On Drones Delivering Humanitarian Aid To War Zones, Disaster Areas

In war zones, it’s often too dangerous to send supplies by ground or conventional aircraft. A Stanford student has come up with a solution that could be used to aid people who are hungry or in need of medical attention.


Residents wear masks to protect themselves on the street on October 25, 2010 in St. Marc, Haiti. (Sophia Paris/MINUSTAH/Getty Images)

Humanitarians Honored In San Francisco For Global Charity Work

Even as they were honored in San Francisco, at least one honoree’s thoughts were elsewhere – in particular, Haiti, which struggled to cope with a deadly outbreak of cholera.