South Korean Companies Taking Action to Help World Scout Jamboree Attendees

Yonhap News

On Monday, South Korean businesses were taking steps to assist those attending the World Scout Jamboree, which has been impacted by the hot weather. Samsung Group sent 150 workers to the Saemangeum campsite, a reclaimed wetland on the southwest coast, to help with cleanup. Samsung also provided a medical team, portable toilets, electric carts, and sports drinks. Samsung Electronics is offering tours of its chip factories and other facilities.

LG Group has sent 300 tents, portable electric fans, neck coolers, and other supplies. It is considering tours of its factories and other facilities, such as the Innovation Gallery inside LG Science Park and Hwadam Botanic Garden in Gwangju, Gyeonggi Province.

POSCO, HD Hyundai Group, and GS Engineering & Construction have also taken measures to improve the camping conditions. SPC Group is providing ice cream and baked goods daily until the event ends on Saturday.

A medical worker on Samsung Group's medical team tends to a patient at the Saemangeum campsite for the World Scout Jamboree on South Korea's southwest coast, in this photo provided by Samsung Group on Aug. 6, 2023. (PHOTO NOT FOR SALE) (Yonhap)

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