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Disaster Manual: Resources

A comprehensive collection of links to resources for disaster prevention, recovery, training, and outreach.




  • Chicora Foundation FireA useful document after a fire.

  • Conservation Online (CoOL): Resources for Conservation Professionals
    This web site, operated by the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation, contains links to topics including the conservation of particular materials, healthy and safety, mold, and pest management.
  • Disaster Information Management Research Center
    Operated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, this comprehensive web site offers links to disaster information organized by type (including fires, pandemic, and flooding cause by severe weather), medical sites such as PubMed and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) Catalog, and specific resources for librarians wanting to serve as disaster outreach specialists.
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
    FEMA offers guidelines for planning for and coping with disasters, as well as information about applying for recovery assistance.
  • Heritage Emergency National Task Force
    Heritage Preservation (in cooperation with FEMA) offers quick links to disaster preparedness and recovery resources, instructions for coping with water damage, and tools for reporting disaster recovery in your area.
  • Library of Congress: Preservation
    An exhaustive site with information on collection maintenance, preservation, emergency preparedness, and preparedness outreach.