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Resources Overview



*THOSE IMPACTED BY HURRICANE SANDY: SCROLL DOWN FOR DISASTER PREPAREDNESS AND RECOVERY RESOURCES*


The links at left contain lists we've compiled of valuable preservation resources.
Here are some good places to start:

New Jersey Historic Preservation Plan:
http://www.state.nj.us/dep/hpo/4sustain/njhpp.htm

PreserveNet:
http://www.preservenet.cornell.edu/

NJHPO resource links page:
http://www.state.nj.us/dep/hpo/5links/links.htm


Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association's Citizen's Guide to Historic Preservation:
http://www.thewatershed.org/resource-center/reports-and-materials/advocacy/


The Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions (ANJEC)
http://www.anjec.org/

Preservation Magazine:
http://www.nationaltrust.org/magazine/

Old House Journal:
http://www.oldhousejournal.com/

Online preservation articles:
http://www2.cr.nps.gov/tps/briefs/presbhom.htm

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation publications, including Protecting Historic Properties: A Citizen's Guide to Section 106 Review:
http://www.achp.gov/pubs.html

Federal Emergency Management Agency Historic Preservation news:
http://www.fema.gov/plan/ehp/index.shtm

Archeology/Preservation:
http://www.nationaltrust.org/help/archaeology.html

WVCulture—preservation news:
http://www.wvculture.org/shpo/presnews.html

Preservation NC - Historic Properties:
http://www.preservationnc.org/

PreservationWeb:
http://www.preservationweb.com/

National Parks Service: Preservation Briefs
http://www.oldhouseweb.com/how-to-advice/the-national-park-services-preservation-briefs.shtml


Historical products & services:
http://www.traditional-building.com/

Phone book listings:
http://www.thebluebook.com/

DooWop Preservation:
http://www.wildwooddoowop.com/

Coalition for Affordable Housing and the Environment:
http://www.cahenj.org/



DISASTER PREPAREDNESS AND RECOVERY RESOURCES

For historic properties: 

FEMA's Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation Program:
http://www.fema.gov/plan/ehp/index.shtm

Disaster assistance funding resources from the federal government:
http://www.disasterassistance.gov/

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation offers a list of Federal financial assistance for historic preservation projects:
http://www.achp.gov/funding-disasters.html

The National Trust for Historic Presevation (NTHP) offers a series of online resource guides tailored to specific disaster scenarios, including floods, earthquakes, and hurricanes:
http://www.preservationnation.org/resources/technical-assistance/disaster-recovery/

NTHP also has information geared toward homeowners:
http://www.preservationnation.org/resources/technical-assistance/disaster-recovery/homeowner-prep.html


NTHP resources on disaster planning:
http://www.preservationnation.org/resources/technical-assistance/disaster-recovery/preparing-a-local-plan.html


Maryland Historical Trust:  Hurricane Preparedness and Disaster Recovery
http://mht.maryland.gov/hurricane.html
 
Maryland Historical Trust:  Selecting A Contractor After A Natural Disaster
http://mht.maryland.gov/documents/pdf/disaster_contractor.pdf
 
Maryland Historical Trust:  Tips For Handling Insurance Claims For Historic Properties Following A Disaster
http://mht.maryland.gov/documents/pdf/disaster_insurance.pdf


The North Carolina SHPO's office provided a based for much of the Maryland Historical Trust information above, and offers additional resources:
http://www.hpo.ncdcr.gov/disaster.htm

Minnesota has a disaster plan for historic buildings, which includes advice on assessing flood and wind damage:
http://www.mnhs.org/preserve/shpo/disaster/disaster.html#toc

The National Park Service has produced a bibliography on Emergency Preparedness for Historic Sites:
https://www.historicpreservation.gov/c/document_library/get_file?uuid=1512b7c6-fdbd-4d80-917e-474f458f1506&groupId=14502
 
The National Center for Preservation Technology and Training

http://ncptt.nps.gov/2011/disasterbuilding/
(includes a checklist of things to do as the flood waters recede)
and
http://ncptt.nps.gov/2011/disaster-preparedness-preparing-you-for-the-next-disaster-2/
and
http://ncptt.nps.gov/2011/disaster-planning-supplementary-disaster-management-and-mitigation-resources/

LSU Ag Center, Mold Removal Guidelines for Your Flooded Home
http://www.lsuagcenter.com/NR/rdonlyres/CABFF19A-1781-4C7E-B58C-1588F203A588/29666/Pub2949BMoldRemovalFINAL1.pdf


EPA Mold Resources:
http://www.epa.gov/mold/moldresources.html



Resources for archives, museums, and collections:

The Northeast Document Conservation Center has information about museum, library, and archival materials
http://www.nedcc.org/resources/leaflets/3Emergency_Management/05EmergencyMgmtBibliography.php

The National Institute for Conservation has compiled resources on disaster planning and response:
http://www.heritagepreservation.org/PROGRAMS/TFresources.html

American Institue for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works:
http://www.conservation-us.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Page.viewPage&pageId=495 ("Find a Conservator" function allows you to search for conservation/restoration professionals in your area)

The Mid Atlantic Regional Archives Caucus (MARAC) and Society of American Archivists (SAA) have disaster relief funds for institutions whose collections were damaged in Sandy.  For information about how to apply:
MARAC- http://www.marac.info/disaster-relief--
SAA's-
http://www2.archivists.org/news/2008/national-disaster-recovery-fund-for-archives?

This post from Kate Theimer on the ArchivesNext blog provides information about disaster recovery resources:
http://www.archivesnext.com/?p=3111