Category Archives: Risk Assessment

Highlighting a great salvage/recovery site: NEDCC

The Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) has many very helpful resources available to help rescue paper-based collections.  (Their own disaster plan template, dPlan, is featured on their pages.)  What I found especially pertinent, however, were the many preservation leaflets–there’s a … Continue reading

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Wake-up Call!

Check this out!  Did we think that our procedures are fine for shelter-in-place?  Take a look at this document from the “Redefining Readiness” work group, authored by some very well-spoken people from the New York Academy of Medicine.  Having any … Continue reading

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Largest Earthquakes by State

Here is another neat site from the US Geological Survey, listing the largest earthquake on record for each state in the US. You might want to refer to this when doing a risk assessment for your area.

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New Presidential Disaster Declarations Map

There is a new Presidential Disaster Declaration map available.  This map has data from January 3, 2000 to March 3, 2007.

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