Earthquake Assistance

PrintText SizeSmallLarge

Epson has engaged in various forms of support to help the recovery of people affected by the earthquake and tsunami that struck on March 11, 2011.

Relief Money

Epson donated 100 million yen to the Japanese Red Cross Society to help with rebuilding.

Helping through Our Business

Support for Photo Restoration Project

Support for Photo Restoration Project

Epson believes it can provide emotional support by helping people get back photos that were damaged in the disaster. We are providing printers, scanners, computers, ink, and paper to a project aimed at restoring mud- or waterdamaged photographs to their original state.
The project is run by the Japan Society for Social Service and includes students from various Japanese universities.

Helping Print Disaster Area Maps

Epson donated large-format printers to disaster volunteer centers through Japan's National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention. Maps and satellite photos of local areas are printed to share information on damage and to help plan recovery efforts.

Donating Epson Products to Shelters

Working with local governments in the affected areas, Epson donated sets of Epson productsand laptop computers to emergency sheltersin those regions. Each set includes a projector,a computer with a TV tuner, and a projector screen. These donations will help the people affected by the disaster gather information, watch movies, and more.

Discount Repairs for Epson Products

Epson is providing free labor and discounted parts for repairs of products that were damaged by the earthquake or tsunami.

Epson also organized an employee fundraising drive and will continue to provide support for the affected areas according to the needs on the ground.