Vital Records and Records Disaster Mitigation and Recovery: An Instructional Guide
Appendix A. Further Guidance and Assistance
1999 Web Edition
Title 36, Code of Federal Regulations, Chapter XII, Part 1236 -- Management of Vital Records.
NARA Records Management
NARA provides advice and assistance to agencies on records creation, files maintenance, use of microfilm, optical disk technology, and vital records. NARA also conducts records management training classes and briefings, provides information on other records management training, assists agencies in setting up their own records management training programs, and prepares publications. For more information about this assistance, write to
Life Cycle Management Division (NWML),Call 301-713-6677, or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
8601 Adelphi Road,
College Park, MD 20740-6001
Publications and Training
For more information about NARA records management publications and training, visit the following NARA records management web sites:
For further information on use of Federal records centers, requirements for agency records centers, microfilming services, and records management training and assistance in regional offices, contact the facility that serves your region at NARA Regional Records Services Facilities, or call 301-713-7210.
Federal Preparedness Circulars
Under Executive Order 12656, the National Security Council is the principal forum for consideration of national security emergency preparedness policy. The Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) serves as an advisor to the National Security Council on issues of national security emergency preparedness, including mobilization preparedness, civil defense, continuity of government, technological disasters, and other issues, as appropriate. Also as part of these responsibilities, the Director of FEMA assists in the implementation of national security emergency preparedness policy by coordinating with the other Federal departments and agencies and with State and local governments. To assist the Federal sector in implementing emergency preparedness policy, FEMA issues guidance in the form of Federal Preparedness Circulars (FPCs). Agencies may obtain copies of these by contacting:
Federal Emergency Management AgencyOr call 202-646-3015 or e-mail email@example.com.
Records Management Branch
OS-PS-RM, Room 313
Program Services Division
Operations Support Directorate
500 C Street SW
Washington, DC 20472
Bibliographic note: Web version based on Vital Records and Records Disaster Mitigation and Recovery, National Archives and Records Administration Instructional Guide Series, College Park, MD (1996), 90 pp.
Note: Web version may vary from the printed version.