A friend sent out this email and I thought I’d share it here. His contact is at the bottom of this message.
I am sure you all must have done your share to help out the victims of the earthquake, but there is still a lot more that you can do to alleviate their suffering. This is a list of the medical and surgical supplies that are required. These are available at every drugstore. The Spelling may be dodgy, but most of the stuff below is available.
Dexilose Saline 5% 100ml
Ringer lactate 1000ml
drip sets butterfly
tetanus toxoid DIS 5 cc, DIS 10 cc, paragon sticking, LP needles
Disposable syringes (5 cc, 20 cc, 50 cc)
Airway 16, 18, 20, 22
Silk Structure C-Straight Needles
Foreceps (dental & plain)
Nelbim Marzine Injection
anti-contamination tablets for water
Recommended food items
Dates (Dried or fresh)
tinned/preserved vegetables and fruits
Other nonperishable food items
Along with them, donate WARM CLOTHING as well. It is mid October right now, and winters are very cold and harsh. Old JACKETS, COATS, SWEATERS, BLANKETS and QUILTS will be greatly appreciated. If possible, donate WATERPROOF TENTS and other WATERPROOF FABRICS as well. As a lot of people have died there, any donations of SHROUDS (Kuffans) or COFFINS will be accepted.
Collect all you can gather and drop it off at the nearest EARTHQUAKE RELIEF CAMP. Or call me. I