California Preservation Program

Helping preserve heritage collections

Disaster Plan Template

The Library Disaster Plan template is to be used in conjunction with the Disaster Planning and Preparedness Guidelines to prepare institutional emergency plans that include collections priorities and disaster response procedures.

To download the entire file, click here. To download the individual modules, click on the module name(s).

DISASTER RESPONSE PLAN

Table of Contents
Immediate Emergency Response
In-House Emergency Team
Facilities: Locations of Emergency Systems
Emergency Services
Responsibilities for Collections Disaster Response & Recovery 
Collection Salvage Priorities
Collection Salvage Supplies
Staff Emergency Procedures

EMERGENCY PLANNING & RECOVERY DOCUMENTS

Salvage of Water Damaged Materials
Salvage Glossary
Emergency History
Locations Where This Plan is on File 
Acknowledgments

Evacuation Plan & Maps [added by library]
Copy of Insurance Policy [added by library]
Copy of Disaster Recovery Services Contract [added by library]

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