Torrential rains, flash floods, tornados and forest fires across Western Europe in mid-July left a trail of devastation over parts of Holland, Belgium, Germany, Czech Republic and Turkey - and chaos in their wake. Hundreds of lives were sadly lost, thousands of people had to leave their homes, public buildings and services were damaged, and [...]
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Recent floods have put museum collections, heritage buildings and archives at risk - the training that Blue Shield France (BSF) does with emergency response services, authorities and volunteers to ensure the safe evacuation and protection of collections and archives is proving invaluable. But their focus is not simply on emergency response, it is also on [...]
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ALIPH Press release COVID-19: ALIPH to allocate emergency funding to protect cultural heritage Tuesday 28 April 2020 – The ALIPH Foundation announced on Tuesday it would allocate emergency funding for cultural heritage and surrounding communities in conflict and post-conflict areas to help weather the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Around the world, COVID-19 has forced [...]
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