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Library Disaster Preparedness & Response: Disaster Preparedness

Putting a plan in place before a disaster strikes, and what to do when disaster does strike

The 2005 Heritage Health Index reported that 78% of libraries do not have a disaster plan and staff trained to carry it out.

This page includes general resources on disaster preparedness, including sources for training for natural and physical disasters and books, as well as templates and guides to developing a local emergency plan.

Resources for Disaster Preparedness

Training for Disaster Preparedness

Suggested Books