National Library & Documentation Services Board (NLDSB) of Sri Lanka has formed a library disaster recovery team in 2013. Ten officials serve in this team. They were trained for fire rescue, first aids & library disaster recoveries. The main objective of this team is to assist the libraries in the country to recover or save the documentary heritage in a disaster. In addition they provide special instructions and assist to the libraries to conserve the library materials damaged in disaster. NLDSB has planned to conduct training workshop on this topic for extending this Library disaster recovery service throughout the Island. The workshop focused on the mitigation of water damage to documentary heritage. 

Please read the full report of the workshop, held on 18-19 February 2015.