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Emergency Response and Salvage Mobile App

Long known as the authoritative resource for salvaging artifacts after a disaster, the Emergency Response and Salvage Wheel has been used by museums, libraries, and archives around the world. The FREE mobile app makes the Wheel's invaluable guidance accessible to anyone who is in need of practical advice for saving collections in the first 48 hours after disaster strikes.

The app provides the same reliable content found in the original Wheel, outlining critical stages of disaster response and provides practical salvage tips for nine types of collections, from photographs to natural history specimens.

The app was created in partnership with the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT). 

Download the app for BlackBerry at BlackBerry World

Apple has discontinued support for 32 bit iOS applications, including the earlier version of this application. A new iOS (iPhone and iPad) version is under development and expected to be completed and released in early 2020.