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Emergency and Disaster Response Information

Directory of Conservators for Emergency Planning and Response

The National Archives Saving Family Treasures Guidelines

Conservation Online
          Commercial Services pages
          A Primer on Disaster Preparedness, Management and Response: Paper-Based Materials

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.

For information on salvage of wet materials, click here.


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