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Canon carries out relief activities in regions affected by sudden disasters to identify the best ways to assist disaster victims.

Providing Community Support in Fukushima Through “Aizu-no-Kaze Photo Shoot”

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[2013.11]
Canon and Fukushima Canon collaborated to hold the “Aizu-no-Kaze Photo Shoot,” a community support endeavor in Fukushima, on November 26, 2013, at Tsuruga Castle (Aizu-Wakamatsu Castle).

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Photo Printing Service Carried Out at Rikuzen Takata City’s “Oide Charcoal Festival”

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[2013.11]
On Sunday October 27, 2013, Canon photographed visitors to the “27th Oide Charcoal Festival,” held in the Oide district of Rikuzen Takata City, Iwate Prefecture, and set up the “Oide Charcoal Festival Photo Studio" to print the photos on-site and present them to the visitors.

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The Earthquake Recovery Assistance Project “Michi no Café” Carried Out in Fukushima Prefecture

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[2013.10]
People from the Canon Inkjet Products Operations, Fukushima Canon and Canon Marketing Japan participated in the earthquake recovery assistance project “Michi no Café,” held on Saturday, October 26, in Konan-cho, Koriyama City, Fukushima Prefecture.

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Providinsg Community Support in Fukushima

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[2013.6]
Canon and Fukushima Canon collaborated to hold the “Breath of the Forest Photo Shoot,” a community support endeavor in Fukushima, on June 6, at the Fukushima Prefectural Forest - Forest Park Adatara.

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Canon supports earthquake relief efforts in Sichuan Province, China

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[2013.4]
The Canon Group is making a donation of RMB 3 million (approx. US$485,500) to aid in the relief efforts for the victims of the earthquake.

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Canon Again Participates in Michi no Cafe Earthquake Recovery Assistance Project

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[2012.8]
Canon participated in this year’ s Michi no Cafe earthquake recovery assistance project, held on Saturday, August 11, in Ogatsu-cho, Ishinomaki City, Miyagi Prefecture.

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Providing Community Support in Iwaki, Fukushima

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[2012.8]
Canon held the “ Family Digital Camera Photo Shoot,” a community support endeavor in Fukushima, on August 24, 2012 in Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture.

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“Canon Photo Studio of Memories” held at Temporary Housing in Higashi Matsushima City

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[2012.7]
Canon set up the “Canon Photo Studio of Memories” during a summer festival held from July 28 to 29 at the Yamoto Temporary Housing in Higashi Matsushima City, Miyagi Prefecture. The studio allowed temporary housing residents and other festival visitors to pose for photos, which were printed out on the spot and presented as souvenirs.

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Canon Aids Rain-Damage Relief Effort in Kyushu

[2012.7]
Canon Group made a donation of 10 million yen to aid in the relief efforts for the victims of the heavy rain-damage.

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Providing Community Support in Fukushima

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[2012.5]
Canon and Fukushima Canon collaborated to hold the “Single Lens Reflex Digital Camera Photo Shoot,” a community support endeavor in Fukushima, on May 12, in Koorimachi, Fukushima City.

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Canon Cooperates to Produce Michi no Cafe Photo Albums

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[2012.3]
The Michi no Cafe project provides assistance for the recovery of areas devastated by the Great East Japan Earthquake.

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Canon supports earthquake relief efforts in Turkey

[2011.10]
The Canon Group is making a donation of 10 million yen to aid in the relief efforts for the victims of the earthquake.

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Canon Participates in the Michi no Cafe Project for Reconstruction Assistance

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[2011.10]
On Saturday, October 1, in Kesennuma City, Miyagi Prefecture, and on the following day, Sunday, October 2, in Rikuzen-takata City, Iwate Prefecture, Canon participated in the reconstruction assistance project Michi no Cafe.

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Canon Aids Flooding Relief Efforts in Thailand

[2011.10]
The Canon Group is providing aid for victims of the floods and support for recovery efforts in the affected regions with a donation of 50 million yen.

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Aid to Reopen Fishing Ports in the Tohoku Region

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[2011.8]
Canon provides support for the Signal of Hope Project, whose aim is to assist reconstruction and revival in the aftermath of the Great East Japan Earthquake, which hit northeastern Japan, called the Tohoku region, on March 11, 2011.

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Canon Donates Medical Equipment to the Japanese Red Cross Society

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[2011.4]
Canon Inc., to aid the relief efforts in areas hit hard by the Great East Japan Earthquake, will donate five portable digital radiography systems to the Japanese Red Cross Society.

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Canon supports relief efforts following Japan quake

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[2011.3]
To aid in the relief efforts for the earthquake victims, the Canon Group is making a donation of 300 million yen to the Japanese Red Cross Society and other humanitarian aid organizations, and will provide supplies as needed.

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Canon supports relief efforts following earthquake in New Zealand

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[2011.2]
To aid in the relief efforts for the earthquake victims, the Canon Group is making a donation of 10 million yen to the Japanese Red Cross Society and other humanitarian aid organizations.

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Canon Aids Rain-Disaster Relief Efforts in Brazil

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[2011.1]
The Canon Group is aiding in the relief efforts for victims of the floods with a donation of US$200,000 to the Japanese Red Cross Society and other humanitarian aid organizations.

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Canon Aids Rain-Disaster Relief Efforts in China

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[2010.8]
The Canon Group is aiding in the relief efforts for victims with a donation of RMB 2 million (approximately 25.4 million yen) to the Japanese Red Cross Society and other humanitarian aid organizations.

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Canon Aids Flooding Relief Efforts in Pakistan

[2010.8]
The Canon Group is aiding in the relief efforts for victims of the floods with a donation of 3 million yen to the Japanese Red Cross Society and other humanitarian aid organizations.

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Canon supports relief efforts following earthquake in China's Qinghai Province

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[2010.4]
To aid in the relief efforts for the earthquake victims, the Canon Group is making a donation of RMB 2 million (approximately 28 million yen) to the Japanese Red Cross Society and other humanitarian aid organizations.

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Canon supports earthquake relief efforts in Chile

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[2010.3]
The Canon Group is aiding in the relief efforts for victims of the earthquake with donations to the Japanese Red Cross Society and other humanitarian aid organizations totaling 15 million yen.

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Canon aids earthquake relief efforts in Haiti

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[2010.1]
The Canon Group is aiding in the relief efforts for victims of the earthquake with donations to the Japanese Red Cross Society and other humanitarian aid organizations totaling 20 million yen (approximately US$220,000).

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Canon Aids Earthquake Relief Efforts in Indonesia

[2009.9]
The Canon Group is aiding in the relief efforts for victims of the earthquake with a total donation of 11 million yen (approximately US$123,000)

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Canon Aids Earthquake Relief Efforts in Sichuan Province, China

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[2008.5]
The Canon Group has donated 150 million yen to the Japanese Red Cross Society, to provide aid to areas devastated by the great earthquake that hit Sichuan, China, on May 12, 2008.

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Aid to Myanmar Cyclone Disaster Area

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[2008.5]
The Canon Group provided aid totaling 10 million yen for relief activities for the victims of the cyclone that hit Myanmar recently.

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Testimonial for Donation to Help Niigata-Chuetsu Earthquake Victims

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[2008.3]
On March 17, 2008, Canon received a testimonial from the Niigata Prefectural Government.

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Canon Contributes to Relief Following Cyclone in Bangladesh

[2007.11]
A major cyclone hit Bangladesh on November 15 along the coast of the Bay of Bengal, inflicting extensive damage on the region. We would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to all those affected by the disaster.

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Disaster Relief for Victims of Peru Earthquake

[2007.8]
Canon provided the following support for efforts to bring relief to the victims of the earthquake that occurred off the coast of Peru on August 15, 2007 (August 16 Japan time).

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Assistance to Victims of the Recent Quake off the Niigata Coast

[2007.7]
The Canon Group has provided the following assistance to the victims of the earthquake that struck off the coast of Niigata Prefecture on July 16, 2007.

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Support for Victims of the 2007 Noto Peninsula Earthquake

[2007.3]
The Canon Group is providing the following support for relief activities for victims of the earthquake that struck the Noto Peninsula in Ishikawa Prefecture on March 25, 2007.

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The Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare presents Canon Inc. with a letter of thanks for its donation to victims of hurricane Katrina in the U.S.A.

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[2006.9]
Canon Inc. received a letter of thanks from the Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare on September 4th, 2006. The letter was presented in recognition of a donation of five million yen Canon Inc. made through the Japanese Red Cross Society to help victims of hurricane Katrina, which struck the U.S. in August 2005.

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Support to Zhuhai City Damaged by Typhoon #6 "Prapiroon"

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[2006.8]
On August 4, 2006, Canon Zhuhai (China) donated a monetary contribution amounting to 50,000 Yuan (approx. 750,000 Yen) to the Zhuhai City Red Cross Society to support the city's areas heavily damaged by typhoon #6, code-named "Prapiroon", the day before.

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Disaster relief activities for the quake in Indonesian island of Java

[2006.5]
The Canon Group has provided disaster relief for the earthquake victims on May 27.

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Canon Inc. was awarded the Diploma with Dark-blue Ribbon for its contribution to the Niigata Chuetsu Earthquake victims

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[2006.3]
At a presentation ceremony held at Todofuken Kaikan in central Tokyo on March 7, the Prime Minister presented the Diploma with Dark-blue Ribbon, and a letter of appreciation the Governor of Niigata Prefecture to Canon Inc.

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Disaster Relief for the aftermath of the Leyte Landslide
in the Philippines

Canon Group support for landslide victims.

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