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October 2017

Antigua and Barbuda, relief for Victims of Hurricane Irma

The Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful in recorded history hit the Eastern Caribbean Islands, leaving just devastation and thousands of people homeless on its path of destruction.
The Island of Barbuda was almost entirely wiped out as 90 per cent of all buildings were destroyed when the category five storm hit.
"Hurricane Irma hit Barbuda like a bomb" Prime Minister Gaston Brown said.
SBT Japan has shown its commitment to the people in Antigua and Barbuda providing help and supplies through NODS (http://nods.gov.ag/ National Office of Disaster Service) by giving $1,992 ECD worth in food, water and basic needs items.

water and basic needs items in the car. Carring food, water and basic needs items out. Carring food, water and basic needs items by a forklift. Carried food, water and basic needs items out.
May 2016 Emergency Relief for Severe Tropical Cyclone Pam
Sri Lanka suffered severe damages caused by floods and landslides in May. Over 70 people were killed, 120 went missing and 300,000 displaced from their homes also affecting businesses in the area.
SBT supported the following action plans with a budget amounting to 300,000 JPY.
  • Provide medicines to affected people.
  • Provide food rations.
  • Provide cloths and basic needs.
  • SBT staff volunteers to visit and help affected areas.
  • Sri Lanka floods
  • SBT volunteers
  • SBT staff volunteers
  • SBT staff provide
April 2015 SBT to Support Floods and Landslides in Sri Lanka
From March 13, 2015, tropical cyclone "Pam" passed through the Republic of Vanuatu resulting in more than 3300 refugees and 24 of dead was confirmed, as of March 16.
90% of the buildings in Port Vila, its capital city, was devastated, causing serious damage.
For this, SBT donated 2 million JPY in emergency relief through Japanese Red Cross Society.
December 2013 Relief fund for Typhoon Haiyan
On November 8, 2013, Typhoon Haiyan hit the island of Leyte, the Philippines, causing serious damages, such as over 7,000 of missing and dead, about 16 million of victims, and over a million of collapse and damages of houses.
SBT employees, SBT donated 155,962 JPY to 97.1 HeY! FM, a community in the Philippines, of which an SBT Philippines employee is a member.

From the conceptor of the donation to the representative of the community in the Philippines, the donation is handed.
*Both are SBT employees.