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Emergency Relief

In the event of a major catastrophe or crisis situation, Sony seeks to assist humanitarian relief efforts in a manner that benefits the nature of the event and its impact on the region in which it occurred.

Monetary donations for disaster relief by the Sony Group(as of September, 2016)

Date Incident Amount Recipient
April
2016
Earthquake in Kumamoto, Japan Appox. 110 million yen Central Community Chest of Japan
Japan Platform
September
2015
Typhoon No. 18 and floods in Japan TV and Radio  
April
2015
Earthquake in Nepal Approx. 31 million yen Japan Platform
Save the Children US
Red Cross in each region
August
2014
Earthquake in Yuunan Province, China Approx. 35 million yen China Children and Teenagers' Fund (CCTF)
China Charities Aid Foundation for Children (CCAFC)
November
2013
Typhoon Haiyan, Philippines Approx. 57 million yen Japan Platform
Save the Children Japan
Red Cross in each region
UNICEF
June
2013
Flood in India Approx. 2.6 million yen Prime Minister Relief Fund
Goonj
April
2013
Lushan Earthquake, China Approx. 32 million yen China Children and Teenagers' Fund
October
2012
Hurricane Sandy, U.S.A. Approx. US$100,000 American Red Cross
Save the Children
February
2012
Refugee assistance against draught in Somalia Approx. 5 million yen Japan Association for UNHCR
November
2011
Flood in Thailand Approx. 32 million yen and donation of clothes Save the Children Japan Nippon
International Cooperation for Community Development (NICCO)
Japan Platform
March
2011
The Great East Japan Earthquake Approx 2.02 billion yen Central Community Chest of Japan
Restart Japan Fund
February
2011
New Zealand Earthquake Approx. NZ$50,000 New Zealand Red Cross
October
2010
Flood in Thailand Approx. US$37,000 Thai Red Cross Society
September
2010
Copiapo mining accident in Chile Provision of instruments
July
2010
Flood in Pakistan Approx. US$115,000 Pakistan Red Crescent Society
Red Cross Society Sigapore
April
2010
Yushu earthquake in China Approx. 14 million yen China Children & Teenager's Fund(CCTF)
January
2010
Earthquake in Haiti Approx. 67 million yen Save the Children Japan
Save the Children U.S.A.
Red Cross U.S.A.
Unicef(US)
Others
September
2009
Sumatra earthquakes, Indonesia Approx. 2 million yen Unicef
Japanese Red Cross Society
Japan Platform
others
September
2009
Typhoons in Philippines and Vietnam Approx. 5.6 million yen Unicef
Japanese Red Cross Society
Japan Platform
Others
June
2008
Iwate-Miyagi Nairiku earthquake Approx. 5.5 milliton yen Central Community Chest of Japan
May
2008
Sichuan earthquake, China Appox. 190 million yen Japanese Red Cross Society
China Children and Teenageers Fund
Red Cross Society of China
others
May
2008
Cyclone Nargis, Myanmar Approx. 20 million yen CARE International Japan
others
December
2007
Cyclone Sidr, Bangladesh Approx. 5 million yen
May
2006
Java earthquake, Indonesia Approx. 27 million yen Japan Platform
Others
October
2005
Kashmir earthquake, Pakistan Approx. 40 million yen
August
2005
Hurricane Katrina, U.S.A. Approx. 190 million yen
December
2004
Sumatra earthquake, Indonesia Approx. 210 million yen
December
2003
Bam earthquake, Iran Approx. US$150 thousand
October
2003
Ceder Fire, U.S.A Approx US$100 thousand
December
2001
Refugee assistance, Afghanistan Approx. 100 million yen
October
1999
Taiwan earthquake Approx. 34.7 million yen Japanese Red Cross Society
August
1999
Izmit earthquake, Turkey Approx. 31.5 million yen Japanese Red Cross Society
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