Aug 4, 2023|
JD Foundation Announces RMB 30 Million Donation to Aid Flood Victims in Beijing, Tianjin, and Hebei Amid Typhoon Doksuri Crisis
The JD Foundation has announced a RMB 30 million worth donation to extend urgent disaster relief to those affected by Typhoon Doksuri’s devastating floods in Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei. The first wave of donated essential supplies has already been delivered to those on the front lines.
With the prompt coordination of resources, the company has prioritized the delivery of vital emergency supplies to vulnerable populations, including the elderly, children, and critically ill individuals in need of rescue.
JD.com’s Comprehensive Relief Efforts:
- Fast-Tracking Emergency Deliveries: Local couriers are working tirelessly to deliver essential goods and services to those in dire need.
- Heroic Rescue Operations: On the morning of August 1st, JD Logistics courier Cai Xinglong and colleagues Guo Fei and Gao Meng embarked on a daring rescue operation in Zhuozhou, Hebei Province, rescuing over 20 elderly individuals and women from danger using inflatable boats.
- Technology Deployment: JD Logistics deployed its cutting-edge logistics technology, including self-developed drones, to expedite the delivery of necessities to those trapped in urgent need.
- Amplifying Essential Supplies: JD’s supermarket 7Fresh has more than doubled the in-store inventory of vegetables, meat, water, and instant food and has added more delivery personnel to meet the escalating demand.
- Specialized Services: JD Auto’s “Car Doctor” offers free 24/7 online consultations for car owners, while JD Health and its brand partners have donated over 4,000 first aid kits and other vital supplies to the Beijing Disabled Persons’ Welfare Foundation for the relocation of disabled individuals. Additionally, JD Health’s online hospital also launched free online consultation services for individuals located in disaster-affected areas.
JD.com’s determined and swift response echoes the philosophy of its founder, Richard Liu. In 2012, Liu authorized immediate action and donations from the nearest JD warehouse in the event of a national disaster anywhere in the country, ensuring that urgent needs are met without delays.
JD.com’s multifaceted approach to disaster relief illustrates the spirit of community and empathy at the heart of the organization. The entire JD.com family remains committed to these efforts, united in their endeavor to help those affected by this disaster.