The Coca-Cola system is donating $2 million for relief and rebuilding efforts in Thailand after four months of flooding in the country.

Starting in July, the Asian nation was devastated by flood waters that have now killed at least 600 people.

The Coca-Cola Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Coca-Cola Co., will give $1 million to Habitat for Humanity to rebuild homes and schools. The beverage giant is also working with the Thai Red Cross and other organizations to donate meals and bottled water. 

“Our sympathy goes out to the people of Thailand, our customers, partners, suppliers and friends who have been affected and who are still under threat,” said Muhtar Kent, chairman and CEO, in a news release.

Coca-Cola is also using its television and radio advertising spots to encourage people to volunteer for relief efforts.

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