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Support for areas affected by earthquakes and other disasters

Yokorei gives monetary donations to areas affected by disasters in order to help with relief and recovery efforts.

  • 1982Floods in Nagasaki city
  • 19951994 offshore Sanriku earthquake
  • 2001Miyakejima, Niijima, and Kozushima region earthquakes
  • 2003Northern Miyagi Prefecture earthquake
  • 2004Chūetsu earthquake
  • 2007Chūetsu offshore earthquake
  • 2010Efforts to combat foot-and-mouth disease in Miyazaki Prefecture
  • 2011Great East Japan Earthquake

Support for areas affected by the Sumatran earthquake

Yokorei has made monetary donations to the government of Thailand to help in the country's relief and recovery efforts for areas affected by tsunami caused the Sumatran earthquake that occurred in December 2004. Some of the donation funds were used to rebuild an elementary school in Krabi (Southern Thailand) that was destroyed by tsunami.

Support for Thailand's Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment

In March 2010, Yokorei donated 1 million baht to Thailand's Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to support its environmental conservation activities. This donation was made in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the founding of Thai Yokorei Co., Ltd. and reflects the company's commitment to aiding Thailand's environmental conservation efforts.

Support for Great East Japan Earthquake recovery

In the wake of the Great East Japan Earthquake, Yokorei carried out relief efforts that included providing evacuation shelters. Yokorei's Sendai Logistics Center later received a letter of thanks from the city of Sendai in recognition of the Company's having protected many people's lives and going to great pains to do so.

On January 6, 2012, Yokorei received a letter of thanks from Sendai's mayor, Emiko Okuyama, at a New Year's Fire Review event held in Kotodai Park Civic Square and in front of the city hall building.