How to Help
Donate to the Society of American Archivists’ National Disaster Recovery Fund.
Donate to the AASLH Hurricane Harvey Cultural Relief Fund.
- **NEW RESOURCE: Preserving Your Memories after Hurricane Harvey
- **NEW RESOURCE: Salvaging Water-Damaged Valuables and Heirlooms
- Tips for Flood Recovery
- Conserving Documents After a Flood
- Emergency Salvage of Family Treasures
- National Archives provides special access to records for veterans impacted by Hurricane Harvey
Resources For Archives & Archivists
- **NEW RESOURCE: Texas Library Recovery Connection
- **NEW RESOURCE: Find a Conservator
- Society of American Archivists Disaster Relief & Recovery Resources
- Lessons from Superstorm Sandy: New Jersey Librarians Share Tips on Coping after Disaster
- A FEMA guide to help museums and libraries navigate federal funding for disaster response
- National Heritage Responders are standing by
- TX-CERA / Texas Cultural Emergency Response Alliance
- Connecting to Collection Care: How Cultural Institutions Can Work with Emergency Responders for Preparedness and Response
- TLA Disaster Relief Resources
- TLSAC/TLA Joint Statement
- ALA #LibrariesRespond
- Training Opportunity: Disaster Planning for Cultural Heritage Professional (Expenses Paid) – CALL FOR APPLICATIONSDates: November 13 –17, 2017
Place: Washington, DC
Application deadline: September 15, 2017Organized by: Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative and FEMA’s Office of Environmental Planning & Historic Preservation, co-sponsors of the Heritage Emergency National Task ForceThe Heritage Emergency National Task Force (HENTF) has created a new training opportunity for U.S.–based professionals to gain skills and experience in disaster response for cultural heritage. Heritage Emergency and Response Training (HEART) will combine the important principles of the internationally recognized First Aid for Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis training model with context-specific information for a U.S. audience. The goal is to strengthen U.S. disaster response networks and connect participants to the wider international “First Aider” network of people trained to document and protect cultural heritage in times of crisis.