News, events and new resources: these are listed on the main page as they come to hand, and sent to the mailing list.
- Endangered Heritage : Emergency Evacuation of Heritage Collections
New user-friendly handbook launched by ICCROM and UNESCO helps save heritage collections in emergencies. Armed conflicts and natural disasters causing deliberate or collateral damage to cultural heritage are more prominent than ever. To help strengthen efforts to save collections from imminent threats, ICCROM and UNESCO have joined forces to produce Endangered Heritage: Emergency Evacuation of Heritage Collections, a practical handbook available for free download.
Built upon years of experience and real-life situations, this publication offers a field-tested, simple workflow for the emergency evacuation of valuable objects that is easy to replicate in any context.
- Guide – salvaging collections, part 1
Part 1 of a best practice guide in the event of a disaster for salvaging your collections.
- Canterbury Cultural Collections Recovery Centre premiere
This short film is a celebration of the Recovery Centre and its achievements. It tells the stories of the many cultural and heritage groups affected by the Canterbury earthquakes of 2010/2011 and their road to recovery.
- IFLA Risk Register for documentary heritage
IFLA has created a Risk Register for documentary heritage in order to raise awareness for the preservation, conservation, and safeguarding of documentary heritage (in any format) world-wide.