Kenyon International Activates Emergency Team for Hurricane Katrina Response

Sep 01, 2005, 01:00 ET from Kenyon International Emergency Services

    HOUSTON, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenyon International Emergency Services,
 the world's leading disaster management company, has activated an emergency
 action team to respond to the needs of Baton Rouge, Louisiana in the aftermath
 of Hurricane Katrina under an agreement with the US Government and the
 Department of Homeland Security.
     Kenyon has deployed one of its fully-equipped mobile morgue kits and a
 10-member, specially-trained team to provide morgue support to the area.  The
 mobile morgue includes equipment for search and recovery, victim
 identification, and pathology.  It is one of three mobile morgues held world-
 wide by Kenyon.  Earlier this year, Kenyon also deployed a mobile morgue and a
 large response team for the tsunami efforts in Phuket, Thailand.
     Kenyon International Emergency Services is a wholly-owned subsidiary of
 Houston-based Service Corporation International (NYSE:   SCI).  Founded in 1929,
 the company works with more than 200 clients in both the public and private
 sector, and has responded to more than 300 mass-fatality incidents in its
 75 year history.
      For more information, call Jay Kirsch at 281-872-6084 or Jerry Hendin at
 425-442-5565 or visit the Kenyon website at .

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