Midwest Flooding Recovery Resources

Heavy rains and melting snow have led to flooding throughout the Midwest, affecting parts of the Missouri and Mississippi river basins. Communities in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wisconsin have been severely affected; those in neighboring states will likely see additional flooding in the coming days.

Click here to see the New York Times's interactive map
tracking recent flooding across the Midwest.

Review these Flood Recovery Resources, as compiled by the Foundation for Advancement in Conservation (FAIC).

Request support from the SAA Foundation National Disaster Recovery Fund for Archives (NDRFA). 

To support institutions and archivists affected by this flooding, consider making a donation to the NDRFA fund

For Immediate Advice or Assistance:

Contact the National Heritage Responders at 202-661-8068.

See the Northeast Document Conservation Center's Emergency Resources or contact NEDCC's 24/7 Emergency Hotline at 855-245-8303



The Society of American Archivists Foundation is the nation’s leading source of nonprofit funding dedicated to the interests of archives and archivists.
The SAA Foundation and the Society of Southwest Archivists sponsor the National Disaster Recovery Fund for Archives, which provides funds to address the stabilization and recovery needs of archival repositories affected by natural disasters.

The Foundation for Advancement in Conservation (FAIC) supports conservation education, research, and outreach activities that increase understanding of our global cultural heritage.



 FEMA and the Smithsonian Institution co-sponsor the Heritage Emergency National Task Force, a partnership of 42 national service organizations and federal agencies created to protect cultural heritage from the damaging effects of natural disasters and other emergencies.