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Disaster Aid Activities

Aid Activities

The NYK Group encourages its staff members to engage in supportive activities based on its core business and charity drives against disasters in Japan and overseas.

(C)AAR/JPF
<Earthquake off Sumatra>Disaster victims receiving aid supplies
(C)JEN/JPF
<Earthquake in Pakistan>A child receiving a blanket
(C)JCCP/JPF
<Earthquake off Sumatra>Releif supplies delivered to the needed
Date Disaster Support activities
February 2006 Philippines: Landslide on Leyte Island NYK sponsored the NYK-TDG Friendship Foundation jointly with the Transnational Diversified Group (TDG), one of NYK's business partners in the Philippines, and donated 3 million pesos (approximately 6.6 million yen) to the Philippine National Red Cross. NYK Group executives and staff members donated 719,000 yen* to the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) in Japan, an NPO/NGO. The donations supported house-reconstruction programs and job-skills programs, among others, for people affected by disasters.
October 2005 Pakistan: Earthquake NYK donated 5 million yen to the Japanese Red Cross Society. NYK Group executives and staff members donated a total of 1,278,000 yen* to JPF and the former NYK agent James Finlay Limited Pakistan. Additionally, NYK and subsidiary TSK offered complementary transportation for aid in cooperation with JPF, delivering supplies such as blankets, towels, and food in 65 20-foot containers.**
Sales amounting to 300,000 yen at a charity event attended by NYK Group staff members were donated to JEN, an NPO/NGO.
September 2005 United States: Hurricane Katrina In addition to NYK's donation of 2 million yen, NYK Group executives and staff members donated 977,188 yen* to the Japanese Red Cross Society.
December 2004 Off-Sumatra Earthquake and subsequent Indian Ocean Tsunami In addition to NYK's donation of 10 million yen, NYK Group executives and staff members donated 9,523,414 yen** to the Japanese Red Cross Society. NYK Group companies also collaborated for complimentary transportation of aid such as food, water, hygiene products, and medical supplies in 617 20-foot containers** from all over the world.
Sales amounting to 1,630,000 yen at a charity event attended by NYK Group staff members were donated to the NPO/NGO KnK International Children without Borders and other relevant organizations.
October 2004 Japan: Earthquake in Niigata prefecture In addition to NYK's donation of 10 million yen, NYK Group executives and staff members donated 5,812,310 yen* to the headquarters of the disaster contingency planning office in Niigata prefecture.

*
The amount includes staff members' donations and additional donations made by NYK.

**
A 20-foot container is approximately 6 meters long, 2.5 meters wide, and 2.4 meters high.