Johnson & Johnson Statement on the Earthquakes in Turkey and Syria
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., February 9, 2023 – Johnson & Johnson extends our sympathy and support to the thousands of people affected by the devastating earthquakes in Turkey and Syria.
In the immediate aftermath of this disaster, we have been assisting the region by:
- Pledging $1 million for disaster relief efforts to support the following NGOs: International Medical Corps (IMC) and International Rescue Committee (IRC).
- Donating funds to Direct Relief for immediate support of the rescue efforts on the ground in Turkey.
- Donating thermal blankets and working to provide other items in urgent need, including hygiene products, surgical sutures, hemostats, wound closures, and other medical products.
Establishing an employee giving campaign that is supported with matched gifts for global engagement.
- Supporting temporary accommodation, transportation and access to food and water to impacted employees and their immediate families.
We will continue to identify ways to provide support during this tragic humanitarian crisis.