XIAOMI CORPORATION ANNOUNCES DONATION OF 1 MILLION EUROS FOR VICTIMS OF FLOOD DISASTER IN GERMANY, THE NETHERLANDS AND BELGIUM
Düsseldorf, 19 July 2021 – The German Red Cross, the Dutch National Disaster Fund Giro 777 and the Belgian Red Cross will receive a donation totalling one million euros from the Xiaomi Foundation to support those affected by the floods in Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium. The Xiaomi Corporation made the announcement today. In Germany alone, according to the German Red Cross, more than 2,500 volunteers are working around the clock to help people on the ground and provide them with basic necessities.
“We are shocked by the scale of this natural disaster. We are very close to the affected regions in Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium and will do our part to help the people there, as we have been operating in these countries for a long time and feel really connected to the local people. Therefore, we have decided to donate a total of one million euros to the German Red Cross, the Dutch National Disaster Fund Giro 777 and the Belgian Red Cross through the Xiaomi Foundation,” says William Lu, Partner, Senior Vice President and President of the International Department, Xiaomi.
Those who would like to support the victims in the flood region can also do so via the German Red Cross:
Donation account German Red Cross:
Already during the outbreak of the Covid 19 epidemic in 2020, Xiaomi Group and Xiaomi Foundation took the first step to purchase and donate a large number of medical supplies to support Hubei Province in China and more than 30 countries and regions around the world.
In the process, medical supplies to fight the epidemic were delivered to the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Luxembourg and other countries.
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As of the second quarter of 2021, Xiaomi is the no.2 smartphone brand in the global smartphone market. The company has also established the world’s leading consumer AIoT (AI+IoT) platform, with 351.1 million smart devices connected to its platform, excluding smartphones and laptops. Xiaomi products are present in more than 100 countries and regions around the world. In August 2020, the company made the Fortune Global 500 list for the second time, ranking 422nd, up 46 places compared to 2019. It also ranked 7th among internet companies.
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