Saving & protecting cultural heritage

Prevention is the critical factor in coping successfully with the salvage of cultural and heritage material during a disaster. We provide training and advice in the care and maintenance of cultural heritage collections.

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Saving & protecting cultural heritage

Prevention is the critical factor in coping successfully with the salvage of cultural and heritage material during a disaster. We provide training and advice in the care and maintenance of cultural heritage collections.

Mission

Being well prepared for disasters is a critical factor in coping successfully with the salvage of cultural and heritage material.

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Planning

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Team

F.A.Q.

Guiding philosophy

  1. Educate staff working in cultural or heritage institutions about the need for disaster planning.
  2. Disseminate information about resources available for disaster planning and response.
  3. Provide training for those responsible for the care and maintenance of collections so that they are able to respond quickly and effectively in a disaster situation.
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Activities

To achieve these objectives the Team is involved in the following activities:

  1. Responding when required to emergencies in cultural institutions.
  2. Producing a bi annual newsletter.
  3. Running an annual workshop on an aspect of disaster preparedness.
  4. Holding regular meetings to plan and co-ordinate activities.
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