Congress theme: “Future Libraries: Infinite Possibilities”


Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Haiti: three years after

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Ark Project

What happens when the events of a single day threaten the cultural heritage of an entire nation? Haiti was faced with this predicament after a devastating earthquake struck in January 2010. Besides the devastation suffered by its people, the disaster also destroyed a great deal of Haiti’s cultural heritage in the form of important documents, printed material and books.  It revealed the need for greater standards of document treatment and conservation in Haiti.

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