National Heritage Responders Available to Assist with Louisiana Flooding

August 15, 2016

Recent extreme rainfall has brought historic flooding to many parts of Southern Louisiana, especially in and around Baton Rouge. The Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation (FAIC) offers free emergency response assistance to cultural organizations impacted by flooding. Please help ensure that staff members of collecting institutions know to contact the National Heritage Responders if their collections have been damaged.

To read the full release, please see below. Additionally, FEMA has provided a Fact Sheet with advice for those salvaging damaged family treasures (also below)...

Full NHR Release
(Adobe PDF File)
FEMA Fact Sheet
(Adobe PDF File)