Links

Organizations that offer

help and assistance to businesses and families


FEMA – DISASTER RESPONSE
www.disasterassistance.gov

FEMA – Recover & Rebuild
http://www.fema.gov/rebuild/index.shtm

FEMA – Response Plans
http://www.fema.gov/government/response.shtm

Heritage Preservation – disaster response
www.heritagepreservation.org

Red Cross –
www.redcross.org/


Companies for hire to dry your building and contents


BMS-Cat
www.bmscat.com

Belfor USA (formerly DRS and Document Reprocessors)
http://www.us.belfor.com/

Polygon (formerly Munters Moisture Control Services
http://www.polygongroup.us

ServPro – cleaning and building drying
www.servpro.com

Sungard – for disaster response for your computers and data
http://www.sungardas.com/Pages/default.aspx


Publications and organizations to consult


The Disaster Mitigation Planning Assistance Website (Michigan State University LibrariesCenter for Great Lakes Culture &California Preservation Program)
matrix.msu.edu/~disaster/index.php

Floods: The Awesome Power (NOAA)
www.weather.gov/om/brochures/Floodsbrochure_9_04_low.pdf

AIC – American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artist Works
aic.stanford.edu and http://conservation-us.org

Historic PreservationEmergency Response & Salvage Wheel
https://www.heritagepreservation.org/catalog/Wheel1.htmThe App: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ers-emergency-response-salvage/id513081280?mt=8

British Library Preservation Advisory Centre publications Leaflets on Mold, Pests, and Salvage:
http://www.bl.uk/blpac/publicationsleaf.html

British Library Preservation Advisory Centre Disaster / Emergency Management
http://www.bl.uk/blpac/disaster.html

Canadian Conservation Institute
www.cci-icc.gc.ca

Conservation Center for Art and Historical Artifacts
www.ccaha.org

Mid-Atlantic resource guide for preparedness (PDF)
www.ccaha.org/publications/emergency-resource-guide

Library of Congress Preservation Initiative – Emergency Preparedness
http://www.loc.gov/preserv/emergprep/prepare.html

Risk Management / Insurance
http://www.loc.gov/preservation/emergprep/insurancemain.html

LOC / Federal Library Network – Disaster Preparedness Working Group
http://www.loc.gov/flicc/about/FLICC_WGs/diasterprepwg.html

Disaster Recovery Journal
www.drj.com

California Preservation Program
http://calpreservation.org/cpp/

Unitrends – online backup systems and data protection
http://www.unitrends.com

Unitrends – white papers about data protection
http://www.unitrends.com/resources/whitepapers.html

Protext – supplies for libraries & businesses
www.protext.net

Artifax – Zorbix and Vacme – products to dry small quantities of books
http://www.artifexequipment.com/zorbix.html

Contingency Planning & Management
http://www.contingencyplanning.com/

National Park Service
www.cr.nps.gov/museum/publications/primer/primintro.html

Crisis Management International
cmiatl.com/index.html

Indoor Environmental Standards Organization
www.iestandards.org


Library and Archives Groups with Disaster Response Information


Image Permanence Institute – info about film, photographs and environmental conditions
www.imagepermanenceinstitute.org/shtml_sub/downloads.asp

International Centre for the Study of Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property
www.iccrom.org

Northeast Document Conservation Center – Disaster Assistance
http://www.nedcc.org/free-resources/disaster-assistance/emergency-phone-assistance

National Archives – disaster response
http://www.archives.gov/preservation/disaster-response/

NARA Records Emergency Information
http://www.archives.gov/preservation/records-emergency/

Conservation Online Disaster Response page
http://cool.conservation-us.org/bytopic/disasters/