Disaster Planning and Response
Floods of 2008



American Institute for Conservation

Association of Midwest Museums

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Heritage Emergency National Task Force, for up-to-date information across the midwest

Heritage Preservation, emergency response forms and information


Illinois Association of Museums
Karen Everingham, Executive Director or 217/524-6977

Illinois Emergency Management Agency

Illinois Historic Preservation Agency,
SHPO - William Wheeler or 217/785-9045

Illinois State Archives,
Dave Joens, Director or 217/782-4682

Illinois State Library,
Anne Craig, Director or 217/785-5600

Ready Illinois, check here to see if the Governor has declared your county a disaster area.

Web-based Information

Disaster Planning, NEDCC

Disaster Planning for Historic Resources, from the Florida SHPO office.

dPlan, online disaster planning tool

Emergency Drying Procedures for Water Damaged Collections

NPS Primer on Disaster Preparedness, Management, and Response

Salvage Operations for Water Damaged Collections

Treatment of Flood-Damaged Older and Historic Buildings


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Last Updated: 9/18/11