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Are You Ready? Everett Public Library, Everett, WA

Event Type: Workshop
Date: 10/24/2012
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 4:00 PM
Description:
 Scenario Planning & Collaboration Among Heritage Institutions to Improve Disaster Preparedness for Collections
Okay, now you have a disaster response plan, but do you know how well it will work in a real disaster situation? It's better to find answers now than after a disaster has occurred!
* Help you assess your vulnerabilities.
* Test your plan using a scenario table to exercise.
* Explore how collaborations can help you respond to a disaster.
* Build a shared vision for regional disaster preparedness.
Who should attend:
When possible, send 2-3 participants from your library/archive to work together on disaster preparedness activities:
* Staff member(s) responsible for emergency preparedness.
* Administrator and/or manager responsible for the building/collection.
* Key members of the emergency/disaster team responsible for decision-making.
Requirements for attendance:
* A written disaster plan (draft okay) that includes collections response/recovery.
* A letter of institutional commitment to explore collaboration to optimize preparedness.
* A completed 3-page vulnerability assessment (distributed 3 weeks before workshop).
Library: WESTPAS
Registration Ends: 10/22/2012 at 5:00 PM
Other Information:
Cost: No fee; just your time, energy and institutional commitment.
Funding provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Contact: Alex Gingerich, gingerich@plsinfo.org
Contact Number: 650.349.5538
Presenter: Gary Menges, WESTPAS
Status: Closed
Please Note
  • You are responsible for payment if you do not cancel 7 days in advance of workshop.

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