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- Emergency Supplies
- Think first about the basics of survival: fresh water, food, clean air and warmth.
- View the emergency kit checklist for recommended emergency supplies for businesses.
- If you have employees with disabilities ask about what assistance is needed.
- Assess Risks
- Identify potential hazards and vulnerable areas and analyze the possible outcomes if a disaster were to occur.
- A Business Impact Analysis (BIA) can help you predict the loss suffered if business services were strained or suspended and the fastest way to recover.
Does your business have a continuity plan?
- Plan to Stay in Business
- Businesses that are ready to survive and recover help to create a more secure and stable economy. Americaís small businesses form the backbone of the nationís economy, and they account for more than 99% of all companies with employees. A Crisis Communication Plan can detail how you will be in contact with employees, customers, and others during and after a disaster.
- Practice the Plan
- Drills and exercises will help you prepare.
- Continuity Planning
- Carefully assess how your company functions, both internally and externally.
- Emergency Response Planning
- Your employees and co-workers are your business's most important and valuable asset.
- Have an Evacuation Plan and a Shelter-in-Place Plan.
- Plan ahead for extended utility disruptions during and after a disaster.