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Last Updated: 2020.11.20

Fast Retailing Sends Aid to Victims in the Philippines of Typhoon Goni and Typhoon Vamco

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Fast Retailing Co., Ltd. offers its deepest condolences to the victims in the Philippines of Typhoon Goni and Typhoon Vamco. To support the victims of these typhoons, Fast Retailing is donating 1 million dollars (approx. JPY 104 million) in aid.

The donation will be made through the SM Foundation, an entity that manages the CSR activities of the SM Group - the management partner of the UNIQLO in the Philippines. The donation will be used to provide emergency food supplies and rebuild flooded housing, as well as build preventative infrastructure in areas susceptible to flooding.

Furthermore, Fast Retailing Philippines Inc., which manages UNIQLO in the Philippines, will donate 300,000 AIRism Masks to affected areas through the SM foundation. The masks will be donated to evacuees in the affected areas of the Bicol Region, Bulacan, Cagayan, Isabela, Pampanga, and Rizal provinces, as well as Marikina City in Metro Manila.

Torrential rains caused by Typhoon Goni and Typhoon Vamco, have led to flooding and landslides in the Philippines, causing widespread damage affecting over 3 million people from 720,000 households. Reports show approximately 40,000 homes have been flooded, and over 300,000 people have been evacuated to about 2,500 shelters.

Fast Retailing opened its first UNIQLO store in the Philippines in June 2012 in the capital city of Manila, and now has a total of 60 stores in the country. No one was directly affected by these typhoons at UNIQLO stores.

Fast Retailing stands by its corporate statement - committed to changing clothes, changing conventional wisdom, and change the world - and hopes for the speedy recovery of these regions and that the victims of these disasters can return to their normal lives as soon as possible.


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