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Canon Makes a Donation To Aid in the Relief Efforts for the Earthquake Victims in Central Nepal

The following video presents Nepal earthquake: Death toll continues to rise – BBC News:

Thousands of Nepalese citizens spent the night outdoors following a devastating earthquake which killed at least 1,900 people.
Mountaineering officials say the quake triggered avalanches which killed at least 17 people on Mount Everest – in the worst ever disaster on the peak.
Nick Quraishi reports.

Our condolences to the earthquake victims.


April 27, 2015
Canon Inc.

Canon aids relief efforts following earthquake in central Nepal

TOKYO, April 27, 2015—On April 25, a powerful earthquake struck central Nepal, causing extensive destruction and loss of life. We at Canon would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to all those affected by this disaster and our thoughts go out to those suffering in its aftermath.

While we realize that the road to recovery will be challenging and time-consuming, we hope that the region will soon be able to begin the rebuilding and healing process.

To aid in the relief efforts for the earthquake victims, the Canon Group is making a donation of 5 million yen (approximately US$42,000) to the NGO Japan Platform.

Note:Currency translation based on exchange rate of US$1=JPY119.