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Shell supports disaster relief efforts in Japan

The Shell companies in the Philippines (Shell) contribute to provide disaster relief assistance in response to the catastrophic earthquake and subsequent tsunamis in the Northeastern part of Japan.
Group shot with cheque

The corporate donation, which included various contributions from Shell staff, reached over 1 million pesos, for the Philippine Red Cross Japan Relief and Rehabilitation Efforts.

Ambassador of Japan to the Philippines Makoto Katsura witnessed the cheque handover by Shell Country Chairman Edgar Chua to the Philippine Red Cross (PRC). Secretary General Gwendolyn Pang and Fund Generation Director Lucia Beltran represented PRC during the simple handover ceremony at the Embassy of Japan.

Shell’s donations to the Philippine Red Cross will be pooled together with various donations to the institution to aid in the Japan relief and rehabilitation efforts. According to the Philippine Red Cross, the joint donations to assist Japan from various individuals and groups constitute the biggest overseas assistance they have ever made in the Philippines to date.

Photo Caption:

In photo are (from left to right) Ambassador of Japan to the Philippines Makoto Katsura, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation (PSPC) President and  Country Chairman Edgar Chua, Philippine Red Cross Secretary General Gwendolyn Pang, Pilipinas Shell Vice President for Communications Bobby Kanapi, Philippine Red Cross Fund Generation Director Lucia Beltran and Downstream Communications Manager Mylene Santos. The presentation of the cheque donation was held at the Embassy of Japan in Pasay City, Manila.


ENQUIRIES:
Mylene M. Santos
Communications Manager
Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation
Tel. 63.2.8166087
Fax 63.2.8146494