Attention and priority should be given to the safety of important national records for the sake of the government, the people or the individual. Recognizing such importance, the National Archive of Malaysia introduced the Important National Records and Disaster Recovery program This section has a role to assist Ministries/ departments and public agencies in ensuring national important records are protected especially during and after a disaster. For that purpose the National Archive will assist in the following matters;
- Identify important records located in Ministries/ departments and public agencies
- Keep and preserve safe copies of important records
- Assist Ministries/ departments and public agencies in preparing Disaster Action Plan and
- Assist Ministries/ departments and public agencies secure and manage records in the event of a disaster.
For further information, please contact Important Records and Disaster Recovery Section at the Headquarters or any National Archive of Malaysia branches nearest to your department.