We remain very much committed to sharing resources to forge ahead through difficult times. Past examples of cooperation between Melco, the government and community to respond to disasters are shared below.
2017 and 2018 Typhoon Hato and Mangkhut
For the 2008 and 2013 Sichuan earthquakes, company donations and organized donation drives for colleagues to contribute supported the relief efforts.
In 2013, company donations and organized donation drives for colleagues to contribute supported the response efforts to typhoon Yolanda.
In 2011, the magnitude-9 Tohoku earthquake shook northeastern Japan. Melco donated to relief efforts which included financing a short trip for 300 disaster-affected children to be away from the aftermath of the catastrophe. The goal was to lift their spirits through trips to Okinawa and Osaka. We also assisted in the relief efforts for the 2018 earthquake and flooding in Osaka.
THE MOST DEVASTATING DISASTER TO HIT MACAU IN THE LAST 50 YEARS, RESULTED IN THE LOSS OF HUMAN LIFE AND CATASTROPHIC DAMAGE TO BUILDINGS AND INFRASTRUCTURE.
WITHIN 24 HOURS:
ALMOST 3,000 MELCO VOLUNTEERS JOINED GOVERNMENT-LED CLEAN-UP EFFORTS DELIVERED MEAL BOXES AND BOTTLES OF WATER TO THE HOMES OF HARD-HIT NEIGHBORHOODS MELCO ELECTRICIANS AND CARPENTERS HELPED RESTORED POWER TO OVER 40 LOCAL BUSINESSES
AFTER 3 DAYS:
USD3.75 MILLION RELIEF FUND TARGETING COMMUNITY AND COLLEAGUES, THAT ALSO INCLUDED A PERSONAL DONATION FROM CHAIRMAN & CEO 1,900 COLLEAGUES BENEFITED