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Humanities Texas has compiled a list of resources for hurricane response and recovery from organizations across Texas and the U.S., including links to guidelines for the protection and preservation of historic properties and humanities collections as well as personal archives and family heritage items. We will continue to update this list throughout the 2020 hurricane season.


American Alliance of Museums

Developing a Disaster Preparedness/Emergency Response Plan
Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response Plan

Facilities and Risk Management Standards


American Institute for Conservation

National Heritage Responders


American Library Association

Library Disaster Preparedness and Response


Heritage Emergency National Task Force

HENTF Dashboard (with current storm updates)
Resources
Major Disasters


Harvey Arts Recovery Fund

Hurricane Preparedness Tool Kit


Houston Arts Alliance

Hurricane Preparedness


FEMA

Salvaging Water-Damaged Family Valuables and Heirlooms
After the Flood: Advice for Salvaging Damaged Family Treasures


Library of Congress

Emergency Management


Texas Historical Commission

A Disaster Plan for Museums
Emergency Preparedness Checklist

Risk Assessment Planning Exercise - Facilities

Risk Assessment Planning Exercise - Location

Disaster Planning: Salvage Priorities

Be Prepared for a Hurricane

Disaster Resources for Historic Properties
Disaster and Emergency Planning and Response Resources


Texas Library Association

Disaster Relief Fund


Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Disaster Recovery Resources for Libraries, Archives, and Cultural Institutions


TX-CERA (Texas Collections Emergency Response Alliance)

Disaster Planning, Response and Recovery for Texas Cultural, Heritage, Historic Sites and Special Collections
Advice for Saving Damaged Family Treasures


The historic Fulton Mansion in Rockport, Texas, after Hurricane Harvey. © William Luther/San Antonio Express-News/ZUMA Wire.