FedEx pledges US$1M in Nepal aid

FedEx Corp. has committed approximately US$1 million in cash, transportation support and a chartered flight to deliver critical medical aid and supplies to Nepal in the wake of the recent devastating earthquake.


FedEx pledges US$1M in Nepal aid


FedEx Corp. has committed approximately US$1 million in cash, transportation support and a chartered flight to deliver critical medical aid and supplies to Nepal in the wake of the recent devastating earthquake.

The global transportation and logistics company is mobilising its disaster relief programme through its existing relationships with Direct Relief, Heart to Heart International, Water Missions International, American Red Cross and The Salvation Army.

“FedEx shares in the huge sorrow and sympathy being expressed from all corners of the globe for the victims of this tragic earthquake,” said Karen Reddington, president, FedEx Express, Asia Pacific. “As a global express logistics provider, we’re in a great position to help in the relief effort by leveraging our network and our relationships with a number of important NGOs which are already working to help Nepal cope with the quake and its aftermath.”