FEMA and the Smithsonian Institution co-sponsor the Heritage Emergency National Task Force (HENTF), a partnership of more than 50 national service organizations and federal agencies created to protect cultural heritage from the damaging effects of natural disasters and other emergencies. To reach the administrator of the HENTF team, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are currently accepting applications to our Heritage Emergency and Response Training (HEART) program.
Application deadline is September 15, 2017.
Interested in HEART? Click here.
Top Response Resources
A larger list of resources can be found at our Response and Recovery Resources Page
Download FEMA’s “After the Flood" and "After the Fire" fact sheets – advice for salvaging damaged family treasures, with tips and resources for both individuals and institutions.
Download the free ERS: Emergency Response and Salvage app, based on the Emergency Response and Salvage Wheel.
Keep this 24/7 hotline number handy: 202.661.8068. The National Heritage Responders, a team of trained conservators and collections care professionals, are available 24/7 to provide salvage advice to cultural institutions.
To contact the Heritage Emergency National Task Force, please email email@example.com.
For more information about the Cultural Rescue Initiative, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.