|Course:||4: Housing Your Collections|
|Lesson:||Lesson 3: Disasters--When Bad Things Happen to Good Records|
|Topic:||Yes, It Can Happen To You|
Yes, It Can Happen To You
Disasters occur every day. A pipe ruptures, a roof leaks, a fire starts. Disasters donít have to be large cataclysmic events in order to cause significant damage to property and historical records.
You need to prevent the disasters you can (fix a leaky roof) and you need to plan for what you canít prevent. Disaster planning includes: