Emergency and Disaster Response Information
The Disaster Mitigation Planning Assistance Website can provide assistance in the event of a disaster with information about disaster plans for cultural institutions, regional Conservation Centers, and a Search menu listing disaster related services and supplies.
Chicora Foundation - Dealing with Disasters
Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) - Mid-Atlantic Resource Guide for Disaster Preparedness
Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) - Disaster Assistance
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) - Emergency Response Action Steps
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Hurricane Information for Response and Cleanup Workers
The Library of Congress Sample Disaster Recovery Contract is a PDF document containing recommendations for the content of a contract for recovery services, and what you should expect from a viable recovery service vendor.
Disaster Relief: Starting points for Learning (pdf). College and Research Libraries News. February 2006, Vol. 67, No. 2.
For information on salvage of wet materials, click here.