BLANCO COUNTY DISASTER RESPONSE GROUP (BCDRG)
| Current Status & Schedule
| Core Activities & What We Can Do
| Equipment & Supplies Needed
EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES NEEDED
We are building a cache of items to use during a disaster. Please review the following to see what we need and what you might donate personally or from a community group.
Health Supplies: diapers (baby & adult), aspirin, ibuprofen, toiletries (new only), liquid anti-bacterial soap, toothbrushes, floss, mouthwash, combs, shampoo, razors, shaving cream, lotion, hair spray, scissors, nail cutters, sunscreen, mosquito repellant, anti-bacterial hand cleaners, toweletts
Clothing: underwear (pants, shirts, new only, all sizes), flip flops (all sizes), shirts, pants, socks, belts, rain jackets, ball caps, work gloves
Miscellaneous Supplies: air mattresses, cots, blankets (clean), pillow cases, towels, wash clothes, batteries (AA, AAA, 9V, D, 12V deep cycle), rope, cord, duct tape, bungee cords
First aid supplies: anti-biotic cream, tape, gauze, bandages, trauma blankets, splints, litters, AEDs, oxygen concentrators, O2 administration tanks & supplies, pulse ox, BP cuff, stethoscope, eye/ear scope, thermometers, gloves, back packs
Equipment: generators, fans, small copiers, laptop computers capable of internet, office supplies, electrical extension cords and multiple outlets, folding tables and chairs, small pup tents and shelter tents, beverage coolers, ice makers, pick-up truck, SUV, covered trailer, FRS radios, VHF radios and base station, ham radio equipment; cell phones, cordless phones, small fax machines, plastic storage boxes and bins, fans (small personal to large room fans); cooking equipment (propane based grills, fryers, etc), cooking utensils, large pots & pans, crock pots, pressure cookers, food sealing machine & supplies, flashlights (all sizes), battery chargers, etc.
Cleaning Products: liquid anti-bacterial soap, household cleaner solutions, laundry detergent, bleach, brooms, mops, vacuums, garbage bags (all sizes), paper towels, cloth rags/towels, gloves, heavy cleaning gloves
Food Products & Related: canned food (current), soft drinks, sports drinks, energy bars, long shelf life packaged foods (peanut butter, crackers, cereal, etc.), bottled water, MREs or equivalents, baby formula, cooking supplies & condiments, napkins, paper plates, plastic wear
Other needs: storage facilities.
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