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How to Salvage Your Valuables After Serious Flooding

How to Salvage Your Valuables After Serious Flooding

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Hurricane Harvey pummeled Houston and its environs and parts of Louisiana with rain for days on end. Their lives upended by water, residents are now faced with mucking out their homes, tearing out saturated drywall, and trying to recover as many keepsakes and family treasures as possible.

Saving your valuables can be a race against the clock because mold can form within 48 hours. To help, the Heritage Emergency National Task Force, cosponsored by FEMA and the Smithsonian Institution, has developed guidelines for how to salvage what you want and dispose of what can’t be saved.

The first step is to determine what type of water you’re dealing with—salty, dirty, or contaminated by sewage or chemicals…


Security Think Tank: Resilience means preparing for unpreventable cyber threats

Most organisations operate on the assumption that they will be targeted and breached, suffering a cyber outage as a result of an adversarial, accidental or environmental threat. However, there are ways in which all organisations can prepare for the inevitable and get back on their feet as quickly as possible…


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