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Self Help and Technical Assistance

ESF #11 NCH wants to empower State, Local, and Tribal Governments, as well as cultural institutions and private citizens with the knowledge needed to begin responding to and recovering from a disaster that has impacted natural and cultural resources and historic properties. Whether applying for aid from FEMA, or just knowing what steps to take to preserve family documents, when individuals and institutions in order to help themselves, and how to effectively prepare, the likelihood of recovering successfully from a disaster increases

These links below will take you to sites from a variety of organizations which will help you take the first steps to prepare and respond to an emergency. We will be updating this list with more sites, so check back often for new tips, advice, and guidance.

Historic Preservation

Natural Resource Recovery

  • NOAA - Serving Communities – Case studies, teaching information, and links to training for emergency responders from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Applying For Help & General Information

Cultural Institutions


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