When disaster strikes, act quickly to seek help with the recovery of damaged material.
It pays to plan ahead and be prepared for disasters of any size – whether a leak or a flood, a fire, or an earthquake. Preservation staff at the National Library can provide advice on how to deal with damaged items and with planning for a disaster.
After the flood
Had water damage in the recent floods? Salvage your water damaged books, paper and photographs.
Student standing on his waterlogged floor inside the living room, 1998. Ref: EP/1998/1539/11-F.