Emergency Preparation Webinar and Tropical Storm Ida

AIC/FAIC will be hosting a webinar titled “Establishing and Maintaining Emergency Supply Caches” on September 15 at 2 PM EDT. Register here: https://learning.culturalheritage.org/products/establishing-and-maintaining-emergency-supply-caches

Emergency supply caches are a great thing to have prepared during hurricane season, as the approach of Tropical Storm Ida reminds us. For the latest updates on the storm and how it may affect your area, keep your eyes on NOAA: https://www.noaa.gov/ida

If your institution is affected by the storm, TX-CERA is able to help provide advice for handling water damaged collections. Give us a call at (669)237-2243 or email us at tx.cera@gmail.com.

Emergency Planning and Response, Texas Style

The Foundation for Advacement in Conservation (FAIC) is pleased to announce a free webinar, titled: “Emergency Planning and Response, Texas-Style,” on July 14 at 3:00 p.m. EDT (2:00 p.m. CST). Join us, as Olivia Primanis from the Texas Collections Emergency Resource Alliance (TX-CERA) and Lauren Hainley from the Houston Arts Alliance (HAA) discuss response efforts following Polar Vortex Uri, in February 2021.

Register here: https://learning.culturalheritage.org/products/emergency-planning-and-response-texas-style

Recovering from a Disaster Part 1 Recording

Did you miss Part 1 of our two-part webinar series “Recovering from a Disaster: Procuring Insurance and Managing Risk Before a Disaster Occurs”? You can watch the recording here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/recording/577742099056822019

You can also browse through this page for all of the Texas Historical Commission’s recent webinars: https://www.thc.texas.gov/preserve/projects-and-programs/museum-services/webinars

Don’t forget to register for Part 2 of the series “Recovering from a Disaster: Insurance Claims and Collections Recovery”: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6120854103677914637

Two-Part Webinar: Risk Management and Insurance

We have a great set of webinars coming up on Wednesday, June 16th at 10am and Wednesday, June 23rd at 10am discussing risk management and insurance, both before and after a disaster.

Part 1, June 16: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2470571156599413776?fbclid=IwAR3Z7ngUbcmoZbXwWeoxbFVrOKYS6YM-vG2F_hhbAh_UA4o2JZcpLuzNkzc

Part 2, June 23: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6120854103677914637?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Thank you to the Texas Historical Commission for hosting the webinars!

Recovering from a Disaster: Procuring Insurance and Managing Risk Before a Disaster Occurs

Join us on Wednesday, June 16 for part one of two webinars focusing on insurance: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2470571156599413776

This webinar will discuss how to plan for the risk of disaster that faces every historical site and museum. It will introduce the Texas Collections Emergency Resource Alliance (TX-CERA) and present an overview of general disaster preparedness considerations. Attendees will learn practical tips to assess risk and standard guidelines in emergency planning to implement within their organizations. Finally, we’ll explain the insurance placement process and walk attendees through types of coverage available as well as best practices for selecting limits and deductibles that are appropriate for the organization.