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Panasonic Commits Monetary and In-Kind Donations to Support Earthquake Victims in Nepal

Pokhara, Nepal

Pokhara, Nepal

The following video is titled Moment Nepal earthquake hit – BBC News :

Video shows the moment earthquake hit Nepal. More than 800 people are believed to have died in a powerful earthquake that struck Nepal, wrecking many historic buildings. The quake measured 7.9 and struck an area between the capital Kathmandu and the city of Pokhara, the US Geological Survey said.
Danny Savage reports.

Panasonic commits monetary and in-kind donations to support earthquake victims in Nepal as follows.

  • Panasonic Corporation and Panasonic group companies in India have committed monetary and in-kind donations – total worth 6.1 million yen (approximately US$51,300) – to help the people and recovery of the affected area.
    • Panasonic will donate 5 million yen (approximately US$42,000) through the NGO Japan Platform.
    • Panasonic group companies in India will provide about 1.1 million yen (approximately US$9300) worth of relief supplies including 250 units of solar lanterns, 10,000 pieces of dry cell batteries and 1,000 units of flash lights.

Our condolences for the victims of the horrific 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25.

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Apr 28, 2015

Panasonic Commits Monetary and In-Kind Donations to Support Earthquake Victims in Nepal

Osaka, Japan – Panasonic Corporation today announced its support for people affected by the magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25. Panasonic Corporation and Panasonic group companies in India have committed monetary and in-kind donations worth 6.1 million yen to help the people and recovery of the affected area.

Panasonic will donate 5 million yen through the NGO Japan Platform. Panasonic group companies in India will provide about 1.1 million yen worth relief supplies including 250 units of solar lanterns, 10,000 pieces of dry cell batteries and 1,000 units of flash lights.

Panasonic and its employees express deep condolences for victims of the earthquake and sincerely hope for swift recovery of the people and areas affected by the disaster.

About Panasonic

Panasonic Corporation is a worldwide leader in the development and engineering of electronic technologies and solutions for customers in residential, non-residential, mobility and personal applications. Since its founding in 1918, the company has expanded globally and now operates around 500 consolidated companies worldwide, recording consolidated net sales of 7.74 trillion yen for the year ended March 31, 2014. Committed to pursuing new value through innovation across divisional lines, the company strives to create a better life and a better world for its customers. For more information about Panasonic, please visit the company’s website at http://panasonic.net/.

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