If your collections have been affected by an emergency, contact the National Heritage Responders hotline:
Not urgent? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are all vulnerable to emergencies: serious events that demand our immediate attention. Likewise, we are all vulnerable to disasters: emergencies that have become so large, they overwhelm the capacity to effectively respond with the resources on hand.
Collecting institutions have special considerations when it comes to dealing with emergencies and disasters, which have the potential to damage or destroy unique items within a collection. Explore these resources to learn how to effectively manage emergencies and disasters to protect collections.