[Libs-Or] Disaster recovery

Anna Hawley Anna.Hawley at mhcc.edu
Fri Sep 28 11:06:47 PDT 2012

Water, Wind, Weather: Preparing for the Next Catastrophic Storm
Mark the 50th anniversary of the Columbus Day Storm by gathering with local heritage and emergency response professionals to reflect on past disasters, learn how to prepare for future events, and, most importantly, form new partnerships to improve local planning efforts and enhance the protection of heritage resources.
This free all-day forum is open to staff from museums, archives, libraries and other cultural heritage institutions in the greater Portland area. Presentations by first responders, emergency managers, meteorologists, public utilities staff, and other professionals will provide practical information on how to prepare, respond and recover from a catastrophic weather event.
Cost: Free!  Continental breakfast and lunch provided (gluten-free and vegan options available)
Date:  October 12, 2012
Place: Reed College<http://www.reed.edu/facilities_services/reed_static_map.html>, Gray Lounge in Kaul Auditorium (location update)
Time: 9:00-4:30 (Registration opens at 8:30)
Registration<http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/education/library/disaster-training-form.cfm> closes on Friday, October 5, 2012
Questions?  Contact Judith Norton, norton at ohsu.edu<mailto:norton at ohsu.edu>, 503-494-3499
Presented by Portland Alliance for Response. Generously funded by a grant from Alliance for Response<http://www.heritagepreservation.org/afr/index.html>, a national program of Heritage Preservation<http://www.heritagepreservation.org/index.html> designed to build bridges between cultural heritage and emergency response communities to foster more effective disaster preparedness. Additional support from Reed College and the OLA Library Preservation Roundtable.

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