Chart: Comparison of Business Aid for Disasters

Source: U.S. Chamber Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center

These sums represent pledges made within the first six months of the disasters; investments in long-term recovery and reconstruction are not necessarily reflected. For more information contact Bailey Jacobs.

#1

Hurricanes Katrina and Rita
(U.S. Gulf Coast, August & Sept. 2005)

$1.08 Billion

#2

Indian Ocean Tsunami
(Southeast Asia, December 2004)

$566 Million

#3

Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
(Japan, March 2011)

$301 Million

#4

Hurricane Harvey

(Texas, August 2017)

$247 Million

#5

Haitian Earthquake
(Haiti, January 2010)

$147 Million

#6

Hurricane Sandy
(Eastern U.S., October 2012)

$141 Million

#7

Kashmir Earthquake*
(Pakistan, October 2005)

$116 Million*

#8

Sichuan Earthquake
(Central China, May 2008)

$110 Million

#9

Hurricane Irma

(Florida, August 2017)

$95 Million

#10

Horn of Africa Drought and Famine
(August 2011)

$77 Million

#11

Hurricane Ike
(Texas Gulf Coast, September 2008)

$61 Million

#12

Typhoon Haiyan
(Philippines, November 2013) ‎

$59 Million

#13

Hurricane Maria

(Puerto Rico, September 2017)  

$47 Million

#14

Hurricane Florence

(Carolinas, September 2018)

$40 Million

#15

Hurricane Michael

(Florida, October 2018)

$23 Million

#16

Mexico City Earthquake

(Mexico City, September 2017)

$22 Million

#17

North Bay Wildfires

(Northern California, October 2017)

$11 Million

#18

Las Vegas Shooting Response

(Las Vegas, October 2017)

$9 Million

#19

Indonesia Earthquake and Tsunami

(Indonesia, September 2018)

$4 Million

*This response was tracked by the South Asia Earthquake Relief Fund (SAERF), a program administered by the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philathropy.