International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property

Breaking Language Barriers

Access to knowledge and information is crucial for disaster-resilient communities, and language can be a significant barrier. To assist with breaking such barriers, FAR is developing multilingual guidance, self-help tools, videos, interactive games, and case studies.

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A Story of Change 2

A Story of Change 2

ICCROM and the Cultural Heritage Administration of the Republic of Korea, in collaboration with Escuela Taller Foundation de Filipinas Foundation Inc., Philippines, are pleased to announce the release of the publication, A Story of Change 2 – Transforming Online Learning into Action for Disaster Risk Management of Heritage Collections, now available for free download. 
Climate.Culture.Peace Book of Abstracts

Climate.Culture.Peace Book of Abstracts

Climate.Culture.Peace is a knowledge-building initiative, aimed at exploring the interconnections between culture, climate change, peace and disaster resilience. It includes a 5-day virtual conference and a knowledge portal with a focus on heritage places and institutions, which are threatened by climate-related disasters and/or conflicts driven by environmental stresses. This project is conceived and designed by First Aid and Resilience for Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis (FAR), a flagship programme of ICCROM, which is aimed at protecting cultural heritage from conflicts and disasters. This initiative is generously supported by the British Council’s Cultural Protection Fund (CPF) in partnership with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).
Climate.Culture.Peace Conference Report

Climate.Culture.Peace Conference Report

This report summarizes the proceedings and findings of the Cilmate.Culture.Peace Conference and analyzes understandings growing out of the conversations held. It underscores the urgency of promoting shifts in the ways we perceive culture, heritage and climate change and take action. 
A Story of Change – Success Stories and Lessons Learnt from the Culture Cannot Wait: Heritage for Peace and Resilience

A Story of Change

To find out more on how the local community of Mosul, Iraq, got together to revive its spirit and identity through a heritage walking tour, starting in the Assyrian part of the city and ending up in the Jewish Ghetto, along with other stories of change from around the world, read more here.
First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis - Toolkit

First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis - Toolkit

First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis is a two-part publication created for the various actors involved in an emergency. It provides a practical method and a set of ready-to-use tools for securing endangered cultural heritage, both tangible and intangible. The user-friendly workflows help readers to plan and implement coordinated cultural rescue and risk reduction operations that involve local communities, heritage custodians, emergency responders and humanitarians.
First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis

First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis - Handbook

First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis is a two-part publication created for the various actors involved in an emergency. It provides a practical method and a set of ready-to-use tools for securing endangered cultural heritage, both tangible and intangible. The user-friendly workflows help readers to plan and implement coordinated cultural rescue and risk reduction operations that involve local communities, heritage custodians, emergency responders and humanitarians.