|ESF #11 NCH is organized and coordinated by the United States Department of the Interior (DOI) and works with a series of other organizations to respond to incidents threatening Natural and Cultural Resources and Historic Properties.
ESF #11 – NCH support agencies include:
DOI also partners with the Heritage Emergency National Task Force (HENTF), a partnership of non-governmental organization (NGOs) and federal agencies that provides the combined experience and resources of its members to support ESF #11 NCH.
|The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) is an independent federal agency that promotes the preservation, enhancement, and productive use of our nation's historic resources, and advises the President and Congress on national historic preservation policy.
ACHP assists ESF #11 NCH by providing assistance on emergency compliance procedures pursuant to Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, and provides technical advice and guidance on protocols for the preservation of historic resources during immediate emergency response and recovery activities affecting historic resources.
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When ESF #11 NCH is activated, DOI consults and works with these support agencies to provide support to response activities as well as for professional expertise and guidance.
Certain partners, such as HENTF, participate in preparedness and response even when ESF #11 – NCH is not activated, and can be a valuable source of information and aid for everyday preservation of natural and cultural resources