IMALERT Hotline – (319)384-3673

The Iowa Museums Archives Libraries Emergency Response Team (IMALERT) offers 24 hour assistance for cultural institutions in the state experiencing an emergency or disaster. The IMALERT Hotline can connect staff with the information and expertise needed to respond to and recover from any level of incident from a leaking pipe to a major flood. Learn more about IMALERT HERE.

National Heritage Responders – (202) 661-8068

The National Heritage Responders (NHR) respond to the needs of cultural institutions during emergencies and disasters through coordinated efforts with first responders, state agencies, vendors, and the public. Learn more about NHR and find their tip-sheet resources HERE.

University of Iowa

For University of Iowa Collections emergencies call Giselle Simón, Department Head, (319) 335-5503, Monday through Friday 8am-5pm.

Helpful Links

IMALERT Disaster Resources Hub

NHR Tip Sheets

LoC Response and Recovery

NEDCC dPlan Online Disaster Planning tool