Manila, PHILIPPINES (November 12, 2013) – Emerson Manila employees have started organizing relief efforts to help those affected by super typhoon Haiyan that hit Eastern Visayas, Philippines on November 8, 2013.
"The devastating impact of the typhoon has resulted in thousands of lives lost, families affected and properties damaged," said Phil Kelaart, vice president and general manager, Emerson Manila Shared Services. "On behalf of all Emerson employees, I extend our deepest condolences to the victims and their families. Our contribution to recovery assistance is a small way we can demonstrate our commitment and to give back to the nation."
In addition to the local relief efforts, Emerson employees based outside the Philippines have been encouraged to channel individual cash donations through the
Philippine Red Cross online facility. The Philippines is home to Emerson’s first and largest shared services center.
In recent years, Emerson has supported in a number of disaster relief efforts, including donations and assistance to those affected by typhoon Ketsana in Manila, Philippines, earthquake and tsunami in Japan and the earthquake in Sichuan, China.
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