ArtsReady Alert: Post-Sandy Recovery Tips
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Post-Sandy Recovery Tips

Now that cleanup from the storm has begun, here are some resources for your arts organization:
  1. For emergency conservation assistance contact the American Institute for Conservation's Collections Emergency Response Team (AIC-CERT), or the National Document Conservation Center's Disaster Assistance Hotline.
  2. For stabilizing documents after flooding, here are tips  from Conservation OnLine.
  3. Salvage and e-salvage information is also provided by the Studio Protector.
  4. To follow the impact of Sandy, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy has a good, clear update page.
  5. Damage-specific instructional videos for coping with water damage and addressing soot come to you from Heritage Preservation.
Many small organizations, including theaters and galleries, are eligible for emergency business relief from the Small Business AuthorityFEMA is another obvious, though complex, resource. For advice on navigating both, follow this guide from Heritage Preservation.

Refer visual artists to CERF+ for assistance. Their latest email provides information about their services.

For more information about Hurricane Sandy and the latest in arts preparedness and recovery in general, go to the Current News section of ArtsReady. The Readiness Library is available to provide you with preparedness information.

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