Course:4: Housing Your Collections
Lesson:Lesson 3: Disasters--When Bad Things Happen to Good Records
Topic:Why Do You Need These Things?


Why Do You Need Those Things? 

Staff needs to know where your supplies are located, and also needs to understand what actions they should take to salvage collections.  

When you are preparing for a disaster, a key component is staff training. If you can attend a formal training session on disaster response, take the opportunity to do so. If you can’t, there are lots of resources available for you to read.  

We’ll cover some of the basics here in the next section on Disaster Response.

First aid supplies
Train staff in disaster response.