METRO hopes that all those in areas hit by Sandy are safe and sound. If you haven't already, please let us know how your institution has been impacted.
In the event your institution was in any way effected by the storm, here is a quick list of disaster resources you can consult for guidance on potential disaster recovery funding as well as treatment and preservation of damaged collections. Feel free to add any additional resources in the comments.
Stay safe everyone!
Disaster Assistance Hotlines:
New York State Archives: 518-474-6926
New York State Archives Disaster Assistance
Library of Congress Respose and Recovery page
CCAHA Mid-Atlantic Emergency Resource Guide
Conservation Online Disaster Preparedness and Response
AudioVisual Preservation Solutions is compiling a list of formate specific resources at their home page.
Grants & Funding:
MARAC Disaster Assistance Fund.
FEMA (2005) Before and After Disasters: Federal Funding for Cultural Institutions [PDF] details many federal disaster recovery grant opportunities
American Association of School Librarians offer the Beyond Words diaster recovery grant