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Hurricane Sandy Resources

 

 

 

 

 

 

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NEDCC Disaster Assistance Resources

Disaster Assistance Resources
for Cultural Heritage Collections

NEDCC is Here to Help!


Here are some helpful resources for salvage and recovery options, where to get help, and what to do next, including guidance on drying wet collections and dealing with damage from fire, pests, or mold.

Disaster Hotlines:
NEDCC Disaster Assistance Hotline: 978.470.1010

AIC-CERT - The American Institute for Conservation Collections Emergency Response Team has mobilized to provide on-site assistance.
24-hour Assistance: 202.661.8068
http://bit.ly/bTawFv
(Be ready to share: Location of materials; when damage was discovered; material types and quantity; how long materials have been exposed to water and other contaminants.
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Disaster Recovery and Remediation Services:
These commercial disaster recovery service providers are experienced with library and archives collections. We’re happy to make additional referrals based on your specific needs through our hotline.

Belfor
www.us.belfor.com
800-856-3333
Jackie Prast – New England Manager
800-952-0556

Rapid Refile
www.rapidrefile.com
610-967-1545 (Hurricane Sandy Hotline)
James Gilbert
978-868-6952 (cell)

Polygon (GSA Contract Holder)
www.polygongroup.us
800-422-6379 (800 I CAN DRY)

BMS Cat
www.bmscat.com
800-433-2940

Collections Care Information:
These NEDCC Preservation Leaflets are focused on emergency salvage of water-damaged materials and collections. They include links to additional resources.
Wet Books and Records
Wet Photographs
Moldy Books and Paper
Freezing and Drying Wet Books and Records

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