An Update on GE Disaster Relief Efforts in Japan

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An Update on GE Disaster Relief Efforts in Japan

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GE is making manifold efforts to alleviate the suffering in Japan. GE has contributed $5 million in the forms of cash, equipment and service. This includes providing their nuclear energy business, which has a 24-hour command center, to work on the restoration after a tsunami hit the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant and wiped out all power. 
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GE continues to monitor and respond to events in Japan following last week’s unprecedented natural disasters, including events at the Fukushima Daiichi Power Plant, which suffered a loss of power after a tsunami struck the site. Immediately following the magnitude 9.0 offshore quake and tsunami, GE Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt announced that the company will commit $5 million in cash, equipment and services toward relief efforts in Japan. Some of these donations have already been identified and put into place

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GE (NYSE: GE) is an advanced technology, services and finance company taking on the world’s toughest challenges. Dedicated to innovation in energy, health, transportation and infrastructure, GE operates in more than 100 countries and employs about 300,000 people worldwide. For more information, visit the company's Web site at www.ge.com.
 
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