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
SOURCE Kenyon International Emergency Services