OSAKA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 28, 2015--Panasonic Corporation (TOKYO: 6752) 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.
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.com/global
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KEYWORD: ASIA PACIFIC NORTH AMERICA CANADA NEPAL INDIA JAPAN
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SOURCE: Panasonic Corporation
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