Sony has donated ¥15 million and 400 radios to the Typhoon Haiyan relief effort in the Philippines.
In a statement issued by the company, a Sony rep wrote, “Sony Corporation today announced that Sony and its group companies will make a donation of approximately 15 million Japanese yen to help relief efforts in communities affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
“This includes a donation from Sony Corporation, together with donations to be raised from Sony Group employees, with their contribution being matched by the company through a matching gifts program In addition to these monetary donations, 400 emergency radios will be donated to local communities in affected areas by Sony Philippines. Sony sends its sincerest condolences to all those affected by Typhoon Haiyan and wishes for a full and swift recovery.”
At the time of writing Typhoon Haiyan is said to have claimed some 10,000 lives, with millions displaced or effected.