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

Hurricane Sandy

As you know, Hurricane Sandy is significantly impacting the east coast of the United States this week. Federal agencies from Virginia through the New England states will be affected by high winds and heavy rains from this historic storm. Depending on the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, it may be necessary for your agency to … Continue reading Hurricane Sandy

Information for Federal Records Officers: Hurricane Irene and Records Disaster Preparedness Plans

As you are probably aware, Hurricane Irene is forecast to strengthen into a major hurricane (Category 3 or higher on the Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale) as it tracks towards the east coast of the United States later this week and into the weekend.  Federal agencies from Florida to New England may be affected by high … Continue reading Information for Federal Records Officers: Hurricane Irene and Records Disaster Preparedness Plans