To Our ARMA Friends Who May be Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

    In this time of crisis, please know the ARMA board, staff, and international community are thinking of you as you face the unimaginable challenges resulting from Hurricane Harvey. Along with our best wishes, our association is offering free access to the following disaster recovery and business continuity resources.

    Disaster Recovery

    Emergency Management Recovery and Resumption of Operations (book excerpt)

    Disaster Recovery Steps and Methods (online course excerpt)

    Information Damage and Assessment Report (form)

    Vital Records and Records Disaster Mitigation and Recovery Resources (U.S. NARA)

    Emergency Salvage of Wet Books and Records (Northeast Document Conservation Center)

    Emergency Salvage of Wet Photographs (Northeast Document Conservation Center)

    Emergency Salvage of Moldy Books and Paper (Northeast Document Conservation Center)

    Business Continuity Planning

    Emergency Management Concepts (book excerpt)

    Stay Calm in the Storm (web seminar)

    A Guide to Business Continuity Planning (Public Safety Canada)

    Planning for and Managing During a Paper Document Disaster (IM article)

    The Business Continuity Process (EU Agency for Network and Info Security)

    Additional Resources

    We'd like to thank the Baton Rouge chapter of ARMA for its contribution of additional flood-recovery and continuity resources.

    ARMA International ( is a not-for-profit professional association and a global authority on governing information as a strategic asset. Formed in 1955, ARMA International’s mission is to provide information professionals the resources, tools, and training they need to effectively manage information assets within an established information governance framework. The association created the Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles® and the Information Governance Maturity Model, and it publishes Information Management magazine.

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