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Title Kit, Emergency: Hoboken Ready Preparedness Kit. (2013).
Object Name Kit, First Aid
Catalog Number 2014.002.0009
Collection Hoboken Hurricane Sandy Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Description Emergency kit: Hoboken Ready Preparedness Kit. (2013).

Assembled package sold locally at the Hoboken ShopRite Supermarket for residents to have available as home disaster preparedness. Created in response to impact of Hurricane (Superstorm) Sandy in Hoboken, October 2012, by ShopRite (901 Madison St.), City of Hoboken and Hoboken CERT [Community Emergency Response Team].

(This bag and its contents were on display during exhibition: Hoboken: One Year After Sandy, Lessons Learned about Preparedness, Resiliency, and Community. On view at Hoboken Historical Museum, 1301 Hudson St., Hoboken, October 29, 2013 - July 6, 2014. See archives 2014.002.0008 for a sign that was used with this kit.)

Contained:
-stick matches [matches not retained for collection]
-portable lantern
-hand crank AM/FM radio
-First Aid kit
-D and AA batteries (note: AA batteries only were offered as part of the kit; D batteries added by Museum staff for exhibit - considered essential for standard flashlights) [batteries not retained for collection]
-glow stick
-whistle [not present in photo]
-insulated bag
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tool kit / supplies / emergencies / communications /
Date 2013
Year Range from 2013.0
Year Range to 2013.0
Search Terms CERT (Community Emergency Response Team)
ShopRite
Hurricane Sandy
Caption insulated bag
Imagefile 286\20140020009.tif
Classification Disaster Preparedness
Government & Politics
Business & Commerce
Domestic Life