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Sompo Group to Support Earthquake Relief in Turkey and Syria

14 Feb 2023 | Partnerships

We extend our deepest condolences and sympathy to all those affected by the earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria on February 6, 2023.

The Sompo Group announces that it will donate a total of 30 million yen for earthquake relief and recovery to help support people in the affected areas.

Donations will be made to the following organizations:

Organization

Amount

Turkish Embassy in Tokyo, Japan

15 million yen

Japanese Red Cross Society

5 million yen

JAPAN PLATFORM
(Emergency humanitarian aid organization)

5 million yen

Save the Children Japan

5 million yen

 

Sompo Group has been operating in Turkey since 2010, providing personal and commercial line P&C insurance, and our insurance and asset management businesses*1 have close ties with the country. Sompo International, which oversees the Group’s insurance business outside Japan, is already providing support for local employees affected by the earthquake.

In addition, the Sompo Chikyu (Earth) Club*2, a volunteer organization with Sompo Group executives and employees as members, made donations of 500,000 yen to the Japanese Red Cross Society and 500,000 yen to the JAPAN PLATFORM on February 10 to fund disaster relief activities.

The Sompo Group’s purpose is to create a society in which every person can live a healthy, prosperous and happy life in one’s own way. We sincerely wish for the earliest possible recovery of the affected areas.