Roughly 40 to 60 percent of small businesses never reopen their doors following a disaster. Businesses can do much to prepare for the impact of the many hazards they face in today’s world including natural hazards like floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes and widespread serious illness such as the H1N1 flu virus pandemic. Human-caused hazards include accidents, acts of violence by people and acts of terrorism. Examples of technology-related hazards are the failure or malfunction of systems, equipment or software.

Below are links to some valuable resources to help you develop an
Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity Plan.

 

DisasterSafety.org

 

SBA.gov

 

Ready.gov

 

FEMA.ORG

 

RedCross.org

 

SERVPRO Emergency READY Profile Advantage:

 

FCC.gov

 

Other Resources: