Founded in 2006, DDAT has dedicated itself to its mission to “coordinate emergency preparedness planning, awareness, and disaster mitigation among the agencies, institutions, and repositories that create and manage the cultural heritage of Delaware.”

This website contains information about the organization, a member directory, information on becoming a member, an event calendar, photos of past DDAT events, and selected resources.

Check out the Past Events and Photos pages to learn more about DDAT's most recent training programs!

Spring 2015 Program / Business Meeting
Tuesday, April 14th
1:00 p.m.
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
“What Exactly IS a Tabletop Exercise?”
Presented by Mei Johnson, Masters Student,
Disaster Science and Management, University of Delaware
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Come experience a tabletop exercise—one of the most effective ways of testing your organization’s disaster plan before a disaster strikes.

For more information, click here.

Resource of the Month
Check back each month to learn about a different disaster preparedness and recovery resource!

March's Resource
Expedite Post-Disaster Access Through Credentialing

How do cultural stewards gain access to their institutions following a disaster, given the critical need to stabilize the environment and assess damage to collections? The March Resource of the Month, courtesy of  Steve Detwiler, Whole Community Recovery Planner of the Miami-Dade Office of Emergency Management, provides information on credentialing essential employees. Follow the link for tips and guidance on how to kick-start a discussion with your local and state emergency managers.

Expedite Post-Disaster Access Through Credentialing

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Don't forget that all the past resources of the month are available here.