The following message was posted earlier regarding shipping to Belize.

As promissed, the phone number for Wingbridge is (561) 745-3134
Fax (561) 745-3134

Contact name Niko Tomc

In addition to the earlier posting Wingridge
has agreed to a reduced rate (about half of normal price) to ship down 40'containers of
RELIEF supplies.


I have just been in contact with Wingbridge Shipping in Jupiter Florida.
In the event anyone need to ship in supplies, Wingbridge goes directly to Big Creek from Houston and Mobile.

They have a large RoRo that can handle anything that might need to be shipped in.

email contact : WTLK:ntomc@wingbridge.com

Contact name is Niko Tomc

You can have items delivered to their dock
in either Houston or Mobile and they will load it onto the boat.

The last shipment I made to Big Creek was a minimal load at a cost of $165 US.

I sent a big load 7'x14'x7' for $685 US

The next scheduled departures are
Houston......10/24
Mpbile.......10/27

Arrival in Big Creek 11/2

The following list of needed supplies, as specified by the Belize Embassy in the US is as follows;
This list was sent by the Belizean Embassy in Washington DC:

EMERGENCY SUPPLY LIST

(list in order of priority needs, separate from medical list)

All our Embassies have set up "Hurricane Iris Relief Fund" accounts to accept monetary donations.

All shipments should be consigned to "Hurricane Iris Relief", Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Belize – Tel: (501) 8 22322.

ITEM
QUANTITY
REMARKS

SHELTER CONSTRUCTION



Housing Construction materials

Metal Roofing

Plywood

Timber (treated pine or similar)

Timber (treated pine or similar)

Nails, screws

Electrical wire and fittings

Plumbing – pvc pipes, bath & kitchen fitting

17,500

17,500

50,000

150,000
26 gauge 10 ft. sheets

minimum ½ inch sheets

Board feet of 2x4 x10 minimum

Board feet of 1x6 x10 minimum

Housing grade



Miscellaneous construction tools including

Electric and manual operated tools.
Multiples for at least 30 work crew required

Portable generators
100
For construction work

Temporary Shelters (40’ x 60’)
25
For accommodating family of 6-10 each

Pre Fabricated Houses
25
Used while homes are repaired

Plastic sheeting for temporary roof
1200 roll

Camp beds/cots
2000

UTILITIES & ESSENTIAL SERVICES

Reverse Osmosis Water System

(salt to drinking water)
3
Complete with attachments

300 Kw 60 Hz Diesel Power Generators
4
With Operators for 24 hr operation

Chemical Toilets (single)
60

Portable Toilets (single)
100

Flourescent battery lamps & batteries
300
2 spare batteries each

25 Kw Generator (Hospital)
1
Stand-by for hospital

Chain Saws
20
5 hp medium

Equipped mobile unit ambulance
3

Equipped regular ambulance
3

4 wheel drive vehicle (diesel)
2
Ford Ranger double cab

VHF Radios and repeaters
40
10 base sets and 30 others

HF Radios and accessories
40
10 base sets and 30 others

FOOD & PERSONAL HYGENE

Meals ready to eat (MRE)
100,000

Drinking water for 10,000 for 5 days
50,000 gal
Unit RO equipment in place

Field Kitchen
10
Completely equipped

Baby food (1st, 2nd, 3rd )
5000

Cash for 2,000 for 30 days
To purchase fresh food

Disposable plates/forks and spoons
10,000

Body Soap
50,000

Antiseptic disinfectant
500 cases

Toothpaste and brush (toiletries)
5000
Toiletries set

Mosquito & Insect Repellent Body Spray
5000 btl

Blankets
5000

Towels and wash cloth
5000




MINISTRY OF HEALTH

EMERGENCY SUPPLY LIST

OCTOBER 9, 2001




INTRAVENOUS SOLUTIONS


3000 DEXTROSE 5%

3000 NORMAL SALINE 0.9 %

4000 RINGERS LACTATE

1000 DEXTRAN 70 %

1000 DEXTROSE 10 %

1000 DEXTROSE 50 %

1000 MANNITOL

1500 HYPOKALISAL

KITS

200 CHOLERA TESTING KITS

24 CHLORINE RESIDUAL TESTING KITS

2000 BOTTLES CHLORINE DROPS (With Instructions for Use)

3000 TABLETS CHLORINE (With Instructions for Use)



MEDICAL SUPPLIES

CHLOERA COTS
GRADUATED BUCKETS (2 GALS)
VINYL PLASTIC APRONS
SUTURE KITS (COMPLETE)
OXYGEN GUAGE REGULATOR (0-15 LT)
BLOOD PRESSURE APPARATUS
STETOSCOPE (ADULT)
STETOSCOPE (PAEDIATRICS)
DIAGNOSTIC SETS (COMPLETE)
2000 PAMPERS (Sml, Med, Lg)

DRESSING TRAY COMPLETE
3000 DISPOSABLE SYRINGES (3cc)

DISPOSABLE SYRINGES (5cc)
DISPOSABLE SYRINGES (10cc)
1000 ROLLS COTTON (HOSPITAL GRADE-500 G)

PACKS STERILE GAUZE (4" X 4")
PACKS STERILE GAUZE (X-RAY DETECTABLE-4" X 4")
MACRO I.V. GIVING SETS
MICRO I.V. GIVING SETS
FIRST AIDS KITS (MEDICAL)
50X100 ONE TOUCH TEST STRIPS

50 ONE TOUCH MACHINE (FOR GLUCOSE TESTING)

STERILE LAPARATOMY SPONGE (12" X 12")
STERILE LAPARATOMY SPONGE (18" X 18")
STERILE LAPARATOMY PACKS (DRAPES)
STERILE GLOVES SIZE 7.5
STERILE GLOVES SIZE 7
STERILE GLOVES SIZE 8
EXAMINATION GLOVES (Lg.)
EXAMINATION GLOVES (Med.)
EXAMINATION GLOVES (Sml.)
DISPOSABLE SURGICAL SCRUBS SUITS –MEDIUM, LARGE
DISPOSABLE SURGICAL CAPS
DISPOSABLE SHOE COVERS
DISPOSABLE FACE MASKS
CESAREAN STERILE PACKS
DRESSING PACKS
STERILE DRESSING 4" X 4" (MELOLIN)
DISPOSABLE SHEETS, STERILE
BLOOD BAGS
PLASTER OF PARIS 10CM & 15CM
500 CENTRAL VENOUS CATHETERS – SIZES 16-24G

BODY BAGS
NASOGASTRIC TUBES 8 TO 18 FR.
200 FOLEY CATHETERS 10 TO 12 FR.

URINE BAGS
ADHESIVE TAPES (ZINC OXIDE)
SPLINTS – finger, arm, leg
BANDAGES (ELASTIC) 2", 3", 4", 6"
SURGICAL BLADES NO. 10 TO 21
SKIN STAPLES
SKIN STAPLE REMOVER
OXYGEN GAUGE REGULATOR (0-15 LITRES)
DIAGNOSTIC SETS (COMPLETE)


TOPICAL


GALS. LINDANE SHAMPOO

150 LINDANE CREAM (4 oz) TUBES


SCABISAN CREAM (4oz) TUBES


ANTIBIOTIC CREAM (4OZ) TUBES


INJECTIONS


VIALS INJ. ANTICORAL (FOR SNAKE BITE)
1000 VIALS INJ. SERUM ANTIVENOM

VIALS INJ. DIPTHERIA TETANUS
VIALS INJ. TETANUS ANTITOXIN
DICLOFENAC 75 MG/ML; 3MLS
AMINOPHYLLINE 100 MGS
RANITIDINE 150 MGS
METRONIDAZOLE 250 MGS
CERFUROXIME 750 MGS
CRYSTALINE PENICILLIN 5 M/U
CHLORAMPHENICOL 250 MGS
GENTAMYCIN 80 MGS
GENTAMYCIN 20 MGS
PHENERGRAN 25 MGS
FUROSEMIDE 40 MGS
ADRENALINE 100 MGS
1,000 ATROPINE .5 MGS

DEXAMETHASONE 4 MGS
HYDROCORTISONE 250 MGS
INSULIN (ISOPHANE INSULIN) HUMAN 100,000 I/U
HYDRLIZINE 25 MGS
CHLORPROMAZINE 100 MGS
LIGNOCAINE 2% PRESERVATIVE FREE
ATRACRIUM BROMIDE
THIOPENTONE SODIUM
HALOTHANE
SUCCINYL CHLORINE 20 MGS.
NEOSTOGMINE
SOLUBLE INSULINE
METOCLOPRAMIDE 10 MGS


MEDICAL EQUIPMENT

5 PORTABLE ULTRASOUND MACHINES
7 PORTABLE STERILIZERS


ANTISEPTICS

GALLON CHLORHEXIDINE SOLUTION
GALLON CIDEX SOLUTION
GALLON SAVLON SOLUTION
2 X 55 GALS. DISINFECTANT (LYSOL)
GALS. SOLN. HIBITANE
4 X 55 GALS. ISOPRYL ALCOHOL 70%
GALLON HYDROGEN PEROXIDE SOLUTION 3%
3000 CHLORINE TABLETS

SUTURES


36 DOZEN MERSILK CUTTING EDGE - VARIOUS SIZES
36 DOZEN VICRYL CUTTING EDGE - VARIOUS SIZES
36 DOZEN CHROMIC CATGUT – ROUND BODIED – VARIOUS
36 DOZEN PROLENE CUTTING EDGE – VARIOUS SIZES

ENT DROPS


1000 CHLORAMPHENICOL EYE DROPS
1000 CHLORAPHENICOL EAR DROPS
ORAL MEDICATIONS


10,000 TABLETS IBUPROFEN 400 MGS
5000 TABLETS CHLOREPHENIRAMINE 4 MGS
10,000 TABLETS ERYTHROMYCIN 250 MGS
10,000 CAPSULES TETRACYCLINE 250 MGS
36,000 CAPSULES AMOXYCILLIN 250 MGS
24,000 CAPSULES CLOXACILLIN 250 MGS
8000 TABLETS CO-TRI MOXAZOLE
TABLETS DIAZEPAM 5 MGS
CHLORPROMAZINE 100 MGS
METRONIDAZOLE 250 MGS
SUSP. AMOXYCILLIN 125 mg/5cc
2000 SUSPENSION CO-TRIMOXAZOLE
18,000 TABS. PARACETAMOL 500 mgs.
100 x 500cc SUSP. PHENYTOIN SODIUM
3000 TABS, PHENYTON SODIUM
6000 SALBUTAMOL 4 MGS
3000 THEOPHYLLINE 200 MGS
2000 X 4ozs. DIPHENHYDRAMINE EXPECTORANT 12.5 MGS
2000 X 4ozs. PARACETAMOL ELIXIR 120 MGS/5CC
2000 CAPS. IMODIUM 2mgs
1000 SALBUTAMOL RESPIRATORY SOLUTION
2000 SALBUTAMOL SPRAY
2000 SALBUTAMOL ELIXIR
10,000 SACHETS O.R.S (PEDIALYTE)
3000 RANITIDINE 150 MGS
5000 METOCLOPRAMIDE 10 MGS


OTHER


10,000 GARBAGE BAGS
2,000 ROLLS DUCT TAPE
2,000 CARTOON BOXES 30" x 24" x24"


All of the above items would be considered Emergency Relief Supplies as requested by the government.




[This message has been edited by bobby grimes (edited 10-13-2001).]