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Get a Kit
  • 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.
Make a Plan

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.
Make a Plan