The earthquake of 7.0 magnitude hit Lushan, Ya’an, Sichuan Province on April 20, 2013. Taking on the social responsibility, COFCO Corporation made the emergency response by transporting over 30,000 boxes of grain, oil and food to the earthquake-stricken area, valuing RMB 5 million.
The emergency team was also set up to follow up. The subsidiaries in Sichuan Province were mobilized to coordinate.
According to media, the most wanted in the area was food. The current storage there was only for two days. COFCO transported oil, rice, flour, noodle, chocolate, candy and other foods to the area. www.womai.com also donated 10,000 boxes of food valuing RMB 100,000, including ham, instant noodle and mineral water. Mengniu Dairy donated cash of RMB 10 million and 10,000 boxes of milk.