Management of Disaster Mitigation
Response Programs for Historic Sites:
A Dialogue

San Francisco
27-29 June 1995

Proceedings of the Symposium
edited by
David W. Look and Dirk H.R. Spennemann

Table of Contents

David W. Look and Dirk H.R. Spennemann
Registration document
List of participants
List of co-sponsors

Intergovernment cooperation on the national and local level

The government's responsibilities for the preservation of private and public cultural
resources at federal, state and local levels
Cherlyn Widell

Memorandum of Agreement and Programmatic Agreements in the disaster context
Lisa Katchka

A helping hand

Steade Craigo

The first ten days: emergency response and protection strategies for the
preservation of historic structures
Wayne Donaldson

Cultural heritage and disaster management in Tucson, Arizona
Alex Kimmelman

The role of federal disaster relief assistance to local communities for historic
Jorge Alfaro

Seismic safety and rehabilitation

Seismic safety of existing federal buildings
Diana Todd

Seismic safety of existing buildings
Ugo Morelli

Cultural heritage management and California's State Historical Building Code
Robert Mackensen

Architectural issues in the seismic rehabilitation of masonry buildings
Randolph Langenbach

National guidelines and commentary for the seismic rehabilitation of buildings
Daniel Shapiro

The Secretary of the Interior's standards for rehabilitation pertinent to cultural
resources affected by disasters
Stephen A. Mathison

Case study: earthquakes
Steade Craigo

1994 Northridge Earthquake: case study, Los Encinos State Historic Park,
Garnier Building
Thomas A. Winter

Floods and cyclones

Conservation management and mitigation of the impact of tropical cyclones on
archaeological sites: examples from Tonga, the Marshall Islands and Australia
Dirk H.R. Spennemann

Case study: floods
Disaster recovery response to Tropical Storm Alberto
Daryl Barksdale

Flood case study: Stillwater, Nevada
Alice M. Baldrica

Communication and training

Natural disaster mitigation and cultural heritage: a course proposal
Dirk H.R. Spennemann

A special interest network on natural hazard mitigation for cultural heritage sites
Dirk H.R. Spennemann and David G. Green

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