The ALIA Rebuilding with Books campaign saw $110,000-worth of books distributed to families who lost their homes in the Victorian bushfires of 2009.
Disaster response and recovery
In an emergency, you may not have time to formulate a plan and communicate this to your staff in time. Be prepared to act quickly and efficiently by preparing your response using this guide.
These scenarios can be used for staff training sessions can be used in practical training sessions to prepare staff and management to implement disaster plans.
This guide should be used in conjunction with the ALIA guide to disaster planning, response and recovery for libraries.
This guide covers each of these eventualities and the four stages of a disaster: prevention, preparation, response and recovery.
Each library will be different, each situation unique, but using the approach outlined in this guide will help to plan a disaster response.