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Disaster Response Kits

Hunt Library

  • basement: A15 storage room (next to women's restroom); key #1503M available at circulation desk
  • first floor: circulation desk
  • second floor: University Archives
  • third floor: periodicals office
  • fourth floor: bindery 

Sorrells Library

  • staff lounge

Mellon Library

  • office

Posner Center

  • storage room

Penn Avenue

  • offsite storage area

o    800’ paper towel roll (1)
o    sleeves of 200 C-fold paper towels (2)
o    garbage bags (11)
o    50’ 4 mil. plastic sheeting
o    8’ indoor 3-outlet grounded extension cord (1)
o    6-outlet surge protector (1)
o    box of 100 powder-free large vinyl gloves (1)
o    box of 50 face masks (1)
o    duct tape roll (1)
o    packing tape roll with dispenser (1)
o    200’ twine roll (1)
o    1000’ CAUTION tape roll (1)
o    60’ wax paper roll (1)
o    first aid kit (1)
o    flashlight with battery (1)
o    box cutter (1)
o    pencils (12)
o    pens (5)
o    Sharpies (4)
o    8” scissors (1)
o    notepad (1)

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Disaster Response Buckets

Hunt Library

  • basement: A15 storage room (next to women's restroom); key #1503M available at circulation desk

Sorrells Library

  • staff lounge

Mellon Library

  • office

Posner Center

  • storage room

Penn Avenue

  • offsite storage area

•    16 qt. bucket
•    wet mop
•    broom
•    dustpan
•    shovel

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Be Prepared

Disaster Preparedness Group

Ignatios Alexander

Jill Chisnell 

Julia Corrin

Chris Cramer

Mary Kay Johnsen

Ann Marie Mesco

Carol Sanders