Resources: Disaster Preparedness
Lantern Live (Free app for Android devices)
Report and check the status and location of nearby fuel stations, power outages and easily access safety tips.
Article: Keeping documents, artifacts safe when disaster hits
The Gazette, July 19, 2014 by Carol McGraw
Before and After Disasters: Federal Funding for Cultural Institutions
FEMA 533/September 2005
In response to flooding in Colorado, the following press release from the Heritage Emergency National Task Force about saving water-damaged family treasures is tmely and useful. Please share and distribute to your members:
Disaster Mitigation Planning Assistance (A project of the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works)
The Pocket Response Plan, or PReP: A resource that will help you respond when - not if - disaster strikes. Developed by the Council of State Archivists and customizable by all institution types.
The Caring for Yesterday's Treasures - Today: Webinars presented by Connecting to Collections Care:
Collections Care Basics: Where Do I Begin? (6 webinars)
Risk Evaluation: First Step in Disaster Planning (4 webinars)
Caring for Photographic materials (5 webinars)