Essential Records Guide Updated

Our post on Tuesday reminded Federal agencies of the resources available to them to handle a records emergency. This remains especially relevant as Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina. We want to take this opportunity to highlight one of the resources mentioned in the post. We are pleased to announce a new edition of NARA’s … Continue reading Essential Records Guide Updated

Hurricane Florence Threatens Eastern Seaboard

Hurricane Florence is steadily pushing toward the mid-Carolinas according to the latest data from weather forecasters. The NOAA Forecast Map from earlier today posted below shows the likely path of this dangerous storm. Hurricane Florence is expected to make landfall later this week, possibly as a Category 4 hurricane. In advance of Hurricane Florence, we … Continue reading Hurricane Florence Threatens Eastern Seaboard

Hurricane Redux: Hurricane Maria Targets Puerto Rico, USVI, and Threatens Mainland U.S.

As Hurricane Maria, now a Category 5 hurricane, bears down on Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands, before possibly turning northeast and threatening the east coast of the U.S, we again remind Agency Records Officers that NARA posts records emergency information and other useful guidance to pass along to other agency personnel. This information is … Continue reading Hurricane Redux: Hurricane Maria Targets Puerto Rico, USVI, and Threatens Mainland U.S.

Hurricane Irma Threatening Puerto Rico and Florida

As Hurricane Irma bears down on the Caribbean and South Florida, we again remind Agency Records Officers that NARA posts records emergency information and other useful guidance to pass along to other agency personnel. This information is also still relevant for any Federal agencies in Texas and Louisiana that experienced damage to their records as … Continue reading Hurricane Irma Threatening Puerto Rico and Florida

Hurricane Harvey Landfall in Texas

UPDATE (August 29): Harvey has made landfall in Texas. However, the information below is still valuable for Federal agencies and records personnel dealing with the effects of this storm. In advance of Hurricane Harvey, we remind Agency Records Officers that NARA posts records emergency information and other useful guidance to pass along to other agency … Continue reading Hurricane Harvey Landfall in Texas

Hurricane Matthew Aims at the East Coast

In advance of Hurricane Matthew, we remind Agency Records Officers that NARA posts records emergency information and other useful guidance in order for them to pass along this information to other agency personnel. For advice and assistance on preparing before the Hurricane and records recovery operations after the end of the storm, please refer to … Continue reading Hurricane Matthew Aims at the East Coast

Widespread Flooding in Louisiana May Threaten Records

The recent flooding in Louisiana is the worst natural disaster since Super Storm Sandy in 2012. Numerous households and businesses have been severely impacted. We remind Agency Records Officers that NARA posts records emergency information and other useful guidance in order for them to pass along this information to other agency personnel - including applicable staff … Continue reading Widespread Flooding in Louisiana May Threaten Records

Widespread Flooding May Threaten Records

Once again nature is threatening large parts of the country. This time large areas, including the Midwest and California but other areas as well, are experiencing unprecedented flooding.  We remind Agency Records Officers that NARA posts records emergency information and other useful guidance in order for them to pass along this information to other agency … Continue reading Widespread Flooding May Threaten Records

Hurricane Joaquin Threatens East Coast

In advance of Hurricane Joaquin we remind Agency Records Officers that NARA posts records emergency information and other useful guidance in order for them to pass along this information to other agency personnel. For advice and assistance on preparing before the Hurricane and records recovery operations after the end of the storm, please refer to … Continue reading Hurricane Joaquin Threatens East Coast

Flooding in Colorado

Once again, a natural disaster is severely impacting a region of our nation.  Much of the Front Range of Colorado has been experiencing devastation due to historic rainfall amounts and subsequent flooding.  Many residences, businesses, and organizations have been destroyed or damaged.  So far, we have not been made aware of any damage to the … Continue reading Flooding in Colorado