Last Friday, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that the company will make a donation to help countries affected by the floods that have occurred this week in Europe. The devastating floods They have affected Germany, Belgium and other Western European countries.
Hundreds of people have died and more than a thousand are missing. Cook tweeted on Friday not just to express your empathy with those affected by the floods, but also to announce that Apple would make a donation to help with relief efforts.
Our hearts are with all those affected by the devastating flooding across Germany, Belgium and Western Europe. Apple will be donating to support relief efforts.
– Tim Cook (@tim_cook) July 16, 2021
Our hearts go out to all those affected by the devastating floods in Germany, Belgium and Western Europe. Apple will make a donation to support relief efforts.
The latest official figures on the number of people affected by the floods in Germany alone reaches 135,000, people who have run out of electricity and running water.
Some 114,000 homes in Germany were without power on Friday and mobile phone networks had collapsed in some flooded regions, which It makes it difficult for the authorities to track the number of disappeared.
Since Tim Cook’s arrival as CEO of the company, the company has adopted a active collaboration policy in most natural disasters that have affected the entire world, not just the United States.
In 2020 he collaborated to fight COVID-19 helping the manufacture of masks and face shields. Shortly before, he collaborated with the Red Cross on the devastating fires that ravaged Australia. In 2019, he also collaborated with the Amazon fires and a year earlier with the California ones.
The passage of Hurricane Harvey in 2017, Matthew in 2016, the floods of Lousiana and the fires in Canada in 2016 with other natural events where Apple has contributed financially.