|TOKYO, Japan, January 8, 2005 – Honda Motor
Co., Ltd. would like to express its deepest sympathy and condolences to the victims
of the recent earthquake in Sumatra and the subsequent tsunamis which caused vast
destruction and suffering throughout the region.
Honda has taken prompt action to aid in the recovery effort by closely coordinating
its activities with those of its local offices, dealers and partners.
As part of its aid initiative, Honda has donated water, food, clothing, electric
generators and water pumps and has dispatched personnel to the region to assist
in the recovery operations underway. Further, a financial donation of approximately
100 million yen has been made by Honda and its local operations.
* Donations from local operations
||Electric generators, water pumps, food, and clothing totaling
approximately 7 million yen
||A cash donation of approximately 80 million yen.
* Donation from Japan
||Honda Motor Co., Ltd. has made a cash contribution of 20 million
yen to the Japanese Red Cross Society (JRCS).