Honda's relief efforts to deal with the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami disaster announced
After suffering damage to some factories including a collapsed wall at its R&D facility in Tochigi where one employee was killed Honda has revealed that many of its plants in Japan will remain closed all this week.
As well as leading to the death of a 43 year old male employee, the damage at Tochigi is reported to have caused injuries to 30 other Honda workers. Now Honda has revealed its plans to cope with the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami.
The firm's full release is below:
TOKYO, Japan, March 14, 2011 - Honda would like to express its deepest sympathy and condolences to the victims of The 2011 Off the Pacific Coast of Tohoku Earthquake in northeastern Japan and our sincere hopes for the earliest possible relief and recovery of the affected areas.
<About Honda operations>
Considering the current situation of the nationwide recovery efforts in Japan, Honda has decided the following:
<About aid for the victims of the earthquake>
With the hope to contribute to the earliest possible relief and recovery of affected areas, Honda will provide the following aid:
<About the electricity conservation and cooperation for the rolling blackout requested by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry>
Honda will cooperate to the electricity conservation efforts and the rolling blackout, prioritizing the relief and recovery of affected areas.
<About recruiting activities>
Honda decided the following regarding its recruiting activities so that victims of the earthquake can focus on recovery.
Posted: 14/03/2011 at 10:59
Posted: 14/03/2011 at 22:46
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