DALLAS, TX May 21, 2013 – Hurricane Preparedness Week is May 26 – June 1. This week recognizes the value of getting prepared before the first hurricane hits. This year, weather forecasters are predicting an active hurricane season. Being prepared may be the difference in life or death for residents or other loved ones. CMC Government Supply is the Emergency Preparedness headquarters and has everything that is needed to face this year’s hurricane season.
To be prepared, experts stress the importance of having a disaster supplies or emergency kit which is a collection of basic items a household may need. Often, people are required to evacuate at a moment’s notice. With no time to search or shop for supplies, a pre-assembled kit can be a life-saver you can grab on the go.
CMC Government Supply offers complete already assembled Emergency Kits that include: 75 Piece ANSI Standard First Aid Kit, 50 – Disposable Nitrile Gloves, 50 – Disposable Face Masks, 10 – Chemical Light Sticks, 4 in 1 Emergency Tool, LED Flashlight with Batteries, 10 Yard Roll of Duct Tape, 12″ Cardboard Splint, Pair of Work Gloves, Chemical Splash Safety Goggles, Military Style Can Openers, Emergency Whistle – Orange with Lanyard, Four Emergency Survival Blankets.
It is also recommended to have enough food water and other supplies to last for at least 72 hours during an emergency. CMC Government Supply has Emergency Food kits available from The Wise Company and HeaterMeals.
Every household should have the 4 in 1 Emergency Tool by On Duty to be able to shut off utilities and water. This patented tool shuts off water, gas, pries open doors and digs through debris.
If power is off, emergency lighting products provide light and safety. Cyalume SnapLight light sticks last up to 12 hours and are easy and safe to use for families. They are lightweight and come in a variety of colors in boxes of 10.
“All federal and local experts are encouraging people to get prepared and so is CMC,” stated Debby Parker, Vice President of CMC Government Supply. “Do an inventory and check supplies from last year and stock up to be prepared for this hurricane season.”
Whether buying completely assembled emergency kits, adding a few items to your own kit, or purchasing emergency lighting or food, CMC is the emergency preparedness headquarters and can help to make sure you are completely prepared for this year’s hurricane season.
For more information on all of the emergency preparedness products CMC Government Supply offers, visit http://www.cmcgov.com/store/pc/Emergency-Preparedness-Kits-Supplies-c438.htm.