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Resources for Historic Property Owners
- Guidelines and information for elevating historic properties
- New from FEMA: Disaster Financial Management Guide: Guidance for State, Local, Tribal & Territorial Partners (PDF)
- The National Park Service checklist Preparing Your Historic Resources for Disaster includes important contacts for preservation disaster support, steps for disaster preparedness, and creating a hazard mitigation plan for local governments and property owners.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation Booklet 82 Treatment of Flood Damaged Historic Buildings includes information about treating saturated wood, wet plaster, and where to go for assistance.
The National Park Service quick reference Hurricane Recovery and Preservation Tips provides helpful pointers on priorities for emergency stabilization and salvage of historic homes.
For at-your-fingertips salvage advice, download the free ERS: Emergency Response and Salvage app from the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation.
- A team of trained conservators and collections care professionals, are available 24/7 to provide advice to cultural stewards through the National Heritage Respondents Hotline: 202.661.8068
Last updated: November 16, 2021