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In this section there are copies of templates of blank plans that will give an idea of the sorts of information that needs to be in a disaster plan.

Template Disaster Plan
A blank template of a preventive disaster plan for use by cultural
institutions to help them design their own disaster plan.


Middletown plan

A template of a generic disaster plan that can be utilised by cultural
institutions to build up their own disaster plan


Emergency Planning and Response Resources at Your Fingertips

These plans are templates that can be used to produce specific plans for
your own institution. It is important that you change these to suit
your own museum, library or art gallery.

http://icom.museophile.org/disaster_preparedness.html
Has a collection of guidelines for disaster preparedness

http://palimpsest.stanford.edu/bytopic/disasters/plans/
Lists specific plans from Libraries and Universities with cultural collections

A Disaster Recovery Plan for the Australian National Herbarium, Canberra
A specific plan for the Australian National Herbarium

Illinois State University Libraries Disaster Plan
Example of a specific library disaster plan

Library of Congress
Notes on how to write a disaster plan

Minnesota Historical Society Disaster Preparedness Plan
Excerpts of plans and how to salvage individual types of objects

Disaster Response Policy and Procedures for State Capitol Mall Sculptures
Instructions on how to deal with damaged sculptures

National Library of Australia
Collection disaster plan for the National Library of Australia

Stanford University Libraries Disaster Plan
A collection response emergency manual

Syracuse University Libraries

Detailed recovery instructions for specific types of media



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