FedEx Delivers Critical Aid, Commits More Than $1 Million Amid Earthquake Crisis Impacting Turkey and Syria
21 Fevereiro 2023 - 11:40AM
Company works with multiple non-profit
organizations and governments to respond to ongoing crisis using
FedEx global network and logistics expertise including six charter
FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) continues to support those affected by
the catastrophic earthquakes that have devastated Southern Turkey
and Northern Syria, committing more than $1,000,000 (USD) worth of
in-kind shipping so far. Overnight, the company chartered a FedEx
MD-11 of dedicated relief from Dubai, UAE, to Istanbul, Turkey.
This was the fifth consecutive flight taking place from February 17
to 21 delivering approximately 230 metric tonnes of relief supplies
including tents, blankets, baby items, household supplies, and
hygiene kits from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red
Crescent Societies (IFRC).
This press release features multimedia. View
the full release here:
(Photo: Business Wire)
“FedEx is committed to helping the many communities impacted by
the earthquakes during this incredibly difficult time,” FedEx
President and CEO Raj Subramaniam said. “We are inspired by the
heroic work of first responders and humanitarian organizations and
grateful to use our global network to donate flights, logistics
support, and aid to advance recovery, rebuilding, and relief in the
To date, FedEx has also been able to help other non-profit
organizations and governments respond during this crisis by
utilizing its global network and logistics expertise.
- FedEx donated $100k on February 8 to the American Red Cross to
aid recovery efforts in Turkey and Syrian communities. The donation
will provide support and aid, such as distributing essentials like
first aid, food, water, and blankets; setting up temporary
shelters; and providing psychological support and medical aid.
- On February 8, FedEx delivered critical humanitarian supplies
from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport to Malatya,
Turkey on behalf of the Istanbul Governorship and local
municipality, including food supplies from Umursan Un Ltd. and
clothing donated by local residents.
- During the week of February 13, FedEx provided shipping support
for Canadian disaster-relief organization GlobalMedic, including
the delivery of AquaResponse3 Water Purification Units to feeding
centers in the impacted area of Turkey.
- FedEx worked with U.S.-based World Central Kitchen to ship aid
from Madrid, Spain and Capitol Heights, Maryland, U.S. to Adana,
Turkey. The flights included a deployable kitchen unit, kitchen
supplies, and operations kits.
FedEx continues to provide relief to regions impacted by natural
disasters. FedEx relief moved for IFRC, GlobalMedic, and World
Central Kitchen was a part of the company’s FedEx Cares “Delivering
for Good” initiative, in which FedEx lends its global network and
unparalleled logistics expertise to organizations with
mission-critical needs and helps communities before, during and
after crises. Learn more at FedExCares.com.
About FedEx Corp.
FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) provides customers and businesses
worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and
business services. With annual revenue of $94 billion, the company
offers integrated business solutions through operating companies
competing collectively, operating collaboratively and innovating
digitally under the respected FedEx brand. Consistently ranked
among the world's most admired and trusted employers, FedEx
inspires its more than 550,000 employees to remain focused on
safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the
needs of their customers and communities. FedEx is committed to
connecting people and possibilities around the world responsibly
and resourcefully, with a goal to achieve carbon-neutral operations
by 2040. To learn more, please visit fedex.com/about.
version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230221005583/en/
Chelsea Satkowiak 901-434-8100
Gráfico Histórico do Ativo
De Mai 2023 até Mai 2023
Gráfico Histórico do Ativo
De Mai 2022 até Mai 2023