Resources

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A wealth of information exists online and by phone to help cultural stewards and the public prepare for, protect against, respond to, and recover from disasters, large and small. The resources furnished here by no means constitute a definitive list and are limited to offerings by federal agencies and private nonprofit organizations with expertise in disaster planning and response. We will add to these resources as we learn of new ones, and we welcome your suggestions at hentf@si.edu

Response & Recovery

Response & Recovery
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Information and best practices to help cultural heritage institutions take charge of disasters and manage recovery efforts

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Federal Resources

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Information and guidance to help cultural stewards and emergency managers work together to protect cultural heritage; see also Major Disasters

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Resources for the Public and Historic Property Owners

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Information to help the general public protect and save family treasures and historic properties that have been damaged by a disaster.

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Planning, Preparedness, and Mitigation Resources

Planning, Preparedness, and Mitigation Resources
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Information and tools to help cultural heritage institutions identify and mitigate hazards and threats, prepare for emergencies, and develop an emergency plan.

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