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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

ICPC Membership

Preface

Introduction

HOME AND SAFETY

Flood Safety Tips

Nine Steps to Recovery

What You Should Know Before You Have To Evacuate

After the Flood: Emergency Stabilization and Conservation MeasuresUpdated

Creating a Mold Preventive Environment

After the Flood: Dos and Don'ts

TREATING DAMAGED MATERIALS

Tips for Water Damage to Family Heirlooms and Other ValuablesUpdated

Drying Your Materials

Salvage At A Glance (Charts)

Six Tips for Saving Wet Books

Drying Wet Books and RecordsUpdated

Emergency Salvage of PhotographsUpdated

Emergency Salvage of Moldy Paper MaterialsUpdated

Paintings on Canvas

Blueprints

Wood

Inorganics: Ceramics, Glass, Metals, Stone (Decorative/Historic)

Magnetic Media: Computer Diskettes

Microfilm, Motion Picture Film

Microfiche

Textiles

WHERE TO GO FOR HELP

Hotlines

Local Conservators, Conservation Facilities and Other Consultants

Cold Storage Facilities in Iowa

Disaster Supplies

Disaster Recovery Suppliers, Services and Bibliography (Excerpt)Updated

Regional Facilities

Preservation Information on the Internet