PRESS RELEASE: Nikon provides additional aid to the victims of earthquake in the Major Earthquake in Northeastern Japan
Nikon provides additional aid to the victims of earthquake in the Major Earthquake in Northeastern Japan
March 25, 2011 -- Nikon Corporation (President: Makoto Kimura, Tokyo) has decided to donate 1,000 units of its compact digital camera and SD memory card to extend support to the affected area of the Major Earthquake in Northeastern Japan on March 11.
We already have executed support of 100 million yen donation as per our announcement of March 14. To extend further support, the imaging equipment will be offered to record the disastrous situations and help restoration from the disaster. The donees will be the public organizations such as the municipal offices in the area, and we are already in talk with the municipal offices such as Natori City, Miyagi prefecture.
Nikon Vision Co., Ltd. (President: Masaaki Okajima, Tokyo), subsidiary of Nikon Corporation, will also donate 200 units of its binoculars to support various restoring activities in the damaged area. The donees will also be the public organizations.
The Nikon Group would express our profound sympathy and heartfelt concern to those individuals and families suffering from the disaster and sincerely hope for safety and swift recovery of the people and areas.
The information is current as of the date of publication. It is subject to change without notice.
(First posted on Friday, March 25, 2011 at 15:51 EDT)