Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives

Kentucky Heritage Emergency Response Network


​Formed in 2022 in response to the tornadoes in Western Kentucky and flooding in Eastern Kentucky,​ the Kentucky Heritage Emergency Response Network (KHERN) seeks to increase preparedness, provide resources, and build relationships among cultural heritage institutions.​


Alliance for Response

Kentucky Council on Archives​

National Heritage Responders

National Coalition for Arts Preparedness and Response

Northeast Document Conservation Center

Society of American Archivists​

Additional Resources for Community Arts

Artifact/Collections Response

Additional Resources for Government Agencies​​

Emergency/Disaster Preparedness for Local Government


Please email​ with questions and ​suggestions.

This webpage ​is supported by the Kentucky State Historical Records Advisory Board​.​​​