Disaster Recovery

Below are links to websites that hold fantastic resources for our industry:

The Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material (AICCM)

The AICCM has some great resources on dealing with water damaged material here and if you are having problems with mould click here and if you have fire damaged material you can find information here

Queensland Disaster Information Network (Q-DIS)

Q-Dis is a web based group for sharing information on disaster preparedness and planning in Queensland. It includes links to resources and current happenings related to disaster preparedness response and recovery.

Disaster Preparedness Seminar presentations

Copies of PowerPoint displays and some notes from Australian and New Zealand presenters at the National & State Libraries Australasia’s Disaster Preparedness Seminar at the State Library of Queensland on 21 March 2012.

Be Prepared – Guidelines for small museums for writing a disaster preparedness plan

Contains invaluable information for smaller institutions on assessing and planning for disasters such as training needs, assessment considerations, safety and damage checklists and templates based on established disaster management plans.

Disaster Info Guides

A series of information guides developed by the State Library of Queensland with advice on how to salvage water damaged collections and how to deal with mould.

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