PRESS RELEASE: Canon supports relief efforts following earthquake in New Zealand
On February 22, a powerful earthquake struck the city of Christchurch in southern New Zealand, resulting in extensive damage and loss of life.
We at Canon would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to all those affected by the disaster. While we realize that the road to recovery will be difficult and take time, 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 10 million yen to the Japanese Red Cross Society and other humanitarian aid organizations.
(First posted on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 19:30 EST)