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Archives, museum artifacts, monuments, books, etc. are vulnerable material and need specific protection measures to be taken in order to care for their conservation.
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Hungarian Archaeologists Express Concern over Modification of Cultural Heritage Protection Law

Hungarian Archaeologists Express Concern over Modification of Cultural Heritage Protection Law | Cultural heritage protection | Scoop.it
SAFE was recently contacted by Merva Szabina - a Hungarian archaeologist - asking for our help in publicizing a danger to Hungary's archaeological heritage. We are happy to spread the word and lend our support.
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IT shows resilience after natural disasters | Healthcare IT News

IT shows resilience after natural disasters | Healthcare IT News | Cultural heritage protection | Scoop.it
IT shows resilience after natural disasters http://t.co/WbYPAYU7...
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Iraq- National Museum of Iraq preparing for re-opening

Iraq- National Museum of Iraq preparing for re-opening | Cultural heritage protection | Scoop.it
Iraq- National Museum of Iraq preparing for re-openingHeartening news from Iraq: the Iraq National Museum is reopening, for real this time it seems (after pseudo-openings for Paul Bremer in July 2003, and for Ahmed Chalabi in 2008 or 2009, among...
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And the SAFE Beacon Award Winners are...

And the SAFE Beacon Award Winners are... | Cultural heritage protection | Scoop.it
2011: Jason Felch and Ralph Frammolino - SAFE honors investigative journalists and co-authors of Chasing Aphrodite: The Hunt for Looted Antiquities at the World's Richest Museum (read Professor Senta German's review here) for assembling "an...
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Our History is NOT for Sale! Stop the Cuts to City of Toronto Museums

Our History is NOT for Sale! Stop the Cuts to City of Toronto Museums | Cultural heritage protection | Scoop.it
Museums are part of the lifeblood of Toronto. They help us to understand who we are and where we came from. Cutting our city's museums will only serve...
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UN cultural agency: Don’t loot Libya’s heritage

(AP) – 6 hours ago
PARIS (AP) — The U.N. cultural agency is warning Libyans to guard against looting of cultural heritage amid the country’s current turmoil.
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Terrorism and the illicit antiquities trade: A new documentary

Terrorism and the illicit antiquities trade: A new documentary | Cultural heritage protection | Scoop.it
Romain Bolzinger's documentary film about the looting, trading of illicit antiquities and the role of terrorism "Trafic d'art: le trésor de guerre du terrorisme" has been now released as a Canal+ Spécial Investigation program.
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President Obama names two USCBS directors to Cultural Property Advisory Committee

June 27, 2011
President Barack Obama announced several key administrative post appointments on Friday.  Dr.
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HSI Condemns French Government’s Approval of Proposal to Safeguard Bullfighting as Intangible Cultural Heritage : Humane Society International

HSI Condemns French Government’s Approval of Proposal to Safeguard Bullfighting as Intangible Cultural Heritage : Humane Society International | Cultural heritage protection | Scoop.it
HSI condemned the French Ministry of Culture for approving a proposal from the bullfighting industry to get this cruel bloodsport declared a form of intangible cultural heritage under the terms of a UNESCO Convention.
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Introduction to Emergency Management, Second Edition | Ebooks Free Download

Introduction to Emergency Management, Second Edition | Ebooks Free Download | Cultural heritage protection | Scoop.it
George Haddow, Jane Bullock, Introduction to Emergency Management, Second Edition Bu-worth | 2005 | ISBN: 0750679611 | 424 pages | File type: PDF | 2,6 (Introduction to Emergency Management, Second Edition: George Haddow, Jane Bullock… http://goo.gl/fb/yzay2)
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Crowdsourcing information – the way forward in emergency management? | Emergency Media & Public Affairs

RT @EmergMediaConf: @nathanmaddock blog on @Ushahidi, #qldfloods #bushfires & crowdsourcing crisis mapping in Australia http://bit.ly/gdxRKU
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Critical Information Infrastructures: Resilience and Protection - CyberWar: Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum | CyberWar

Critical Information Infrastructures: Resilience and Protection - CyberWar: Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum  | CyberWar | Cultural heritage protection | Scoop.it
Critical Information Infrastructures: Resilience and Protection (#CyberWar - Critical Information Infrastructures: Resilience and Protection http://tinyurl.com/32sc3ql #Cyberspace #Stuxnet #SCADA #DDoS)
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FEMA To Use Social Media For Emergency Response -- Open Government -- InformationWeek

FEMA To Use Social Media For Emergency Response -- Open Government -- InformationWeek | Cultural heritage protection | Scoop.it
Administrator Craig Fugate discusses the agency's plans to employ text messaging, GPS, and other tools for improved 'situational awareness' and disaster relief. (RT @securityxprt: FEMA To Use Social Media For Emergency Response -- Open Government -- InformationWeek: http://bit.ly/f9sFlr via @addthis)
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Interpol confirms Libyan treasure was looted

The largely forgotten cache of thousands of antiquities was taken by thieves months after the city was seized by rebel forces
The Art Newspaper
By Martin Bailey | From issue 229, November 2011
Published online 31 Oct 11 (News)
Benghazi.
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PRESS RELEASE: Libyan World Heritage Sites Safe

Media Release - September 30, 2011 by the Association of the National Committees of the Blue Shield (ANCBS) and the International Military Cultural Resources Working Group (IMCuRWG)       Libyan World Heritage Sites Safe The recent conflict in...
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L'OCDE publie ses recommandations pour réduire et financer les risques catastrophiques

Ce cadre permet une mise en cohérence de quatre domaines : l’identification des risques, la sensibilisation des populations, l’amélioration des...
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Rescuing Cultural Assets

Rescuing Cultural Assets | Cultural heritage protection | Scoop.it
A decade on from the devastation of 9/11, the loss of life is just as sorrowful and the loss of cultural property and personal artifacts just as important as the day it happened.
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Protecting Cultural Property Symposium, Defence Academy of the UK

Protecting Cultural Property During Military Operations: Implications for Strategy Tactics and Preservation, Local and Global
Event date: 08 November 2011
Event end date: 09 November 2011
Location:
Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, Shrivenham.
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Business resilience – the next step forwards for business continuity

Business resilience – the next step forwards for business continuity | Cultural heritage protection | Scoop.it
Continuity Central provides a constantly updated one-stop resource of business continuity and disaster recovery information.
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Embracing cultural and natural heritage – one site at a time

Embracing cultural and natural heritage – one site at a time | Cultural heritage protection | Scoop.it
A workshop on Management and Conservation of World Heritage Sites at the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) in Hiroshima in July illustrated the power of protecting spaces of cultural and natural uniqueness.Do you remember...
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Tunisia protects ancient treasures (Magharebia.com)

Tunisia protects ancient treasures (Magharebia.com) | Cultural heritage protection | Scoop.it
More information on how the kleptocratic ruling family of Tunisia before the revolution looted the country's museum for artifacts to use as kitchen tables and columns around the swimming pool: , Tunisia protects ancient treasures (Magharebia.com)...
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Mitigate Disasters with Online Backup

Mitigate Disasters with Online Backup | Cultural heritage protection | Scoop.it
We’re told again and again to backup our important data and make sure it is stored in a safe location. In fact, some concerned users actually got together and declared March 31st World BackUp Day.
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COAG sub-committee praises disaster tech - Communications - News

COAG sub-committee praises disaster tech - Communications - News | Cultural heritage protection | Scoop.it
The National Emergency Management Committee has issued an update on the National Strategy on Disaster Resilience, which has praised the use of technology in disaster scenarios, following the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) meeting in Canberra yesterday. (The National Emergency Management Committee has praised the recent use of technology in natural disasters. http://bit.ly/fxg4lT)
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General Assembly Stresses Need to Invest in Disaster Mitigation Measures

General Assembly Stresses Need to Invest in Disaster Mitigation Measures | Cultural heritage protection | Scoop.it
Mr. Ban recited the litany of natural disasters of the past year ­- earthquakes in Haiti, Chile and China, floods in Pakistan and Europe, wildfires in Russia and the United States, cyclones and tropical storms in Asia.
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Haiti Humanitarian Aid Evaluation - Structured Analysis Summary Report — Tulane DRLA

Haiti Humanitarian Aid Evaluation - Structured Analysis Summary Report — Tulane DRLA | Cultural heritage protection | Scoop.it
We are pleased to announce that this summary report has been released! (RT @drlatulane: Haiti Humanitarian Aid Evaluation- Structured Analysis Summary | Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy http://bit.ly/hd8mkc)
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