Daimler Supports Earthquake Victims in Nepal

Daimler is helping the victims of the earthquake in the Himalayan region. Following the tragic events caused by the earthquake in Nepal, the company is providing €250,000 at short notice for the suffering population. The donation is going directly to the German Red Cross.

Daimler is helping earthquake victims in the Himalayan region. In view of the tragic events in Nepal, the company is immediately providing € 250,000 for people suffering from the effects of the earthquake. This donation is going directly to the German Red Cross.

• € 250,000 for local aid and reconstruction

• Support for projects run by the German Red Cross in the affected region

• Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management at Daimler and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars: "We hope our donation will get relief to those who need it, quickly and without unnecessary bureaucracy. As a global corporation it is natural for us to want to support people in this situation."

Daimler AG is helping earthquake victims in the Himalayan region. In view of the tragic events in Nepal, the company is immediately providing €250,000 for people suffering from the effects of the earthquake. This donation is going directly to the German Red Cross.The money will be used locally to provide people with essential supplies: They need food, drinking water, blankets and tarpaulins. The funds will also be used for reconstruction.

Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management at Daimler and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars: "We hope our donation will get relief to those who need it, quickly and without unnecessary bureaucracy. As a global corporation it is natural for us to want to support people in this situation."

Rudolf Seiters, President of the German Red Cross, added: "Daimler has been a long-standing supporter of the German Red Cross, and we are grateful to be able to count on the company's generous support once again as we deal with this devastating disaster."

The earthquake, with a magnitude of 7.8, struck the Himalayan region on 25 April. According to estimates by the German Red Cross, the quake's death toll exceeded 5,000, with more than 10,000 people injured and tens of thousands of homes destroyed. The complete extent of the disaster is still unclear, as many regions have been cut off from the outside world. The transport and communication infrastructure has also been severely affected. As a result of the earthquake, large numbers of people are threatened by hunger, lack of water and infections.

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