Staff at UBC’s Museum of Anthropology in Vancouver, B.C. are being credited for their quick action to stop major damage to the museum or to any of the priceless anthology of B.C. First Nations art during a massive flood yesterday.
The cascade that flowed down from the road was quickly stopped at the lobby. In all, 25 people sprang into action thanks in part to a thorough emergency preparedness plan, giant disaster preparedness kits, and a bit of good luck according to exhibition designer Skooker Broome.
“The waterfall was this incredible sight that was not something you should see. It wasn’t Niagara but it felt like it,” said Broome. “If this was 2 in the morning or even 6 o’clock at night without staff the remedial work that we did wouldn’t have happened.”
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