BD is working through these organizations, its long-standing humanitarian aid partners, to ensure that its products are in place and ready to be distributed immediately after the storm. Ahead of the storm, among the products BD is providing to these organizations are blood glucose meters, test strips and insulin syringes to assist people with diabetes, for whom having immediate access to supplies is critical.
"We're doing what we can to prepare for what appears to be another catastrophic event impacting residents of the already battered
The financial assistance and product contributions for this storm follow BD's contributions earlier this month to Hurricane Katrina relief efforts, which included a $500,000 financial cash contribution, split equally between the American Red Cross and the United Way Hurricane Relief Fund, and product contributions valued at $1 million.
Source: BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company)