Small Business Administration offering advice on preparing for natural disasters
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has partnered with the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) to help businesses become more aware of their risks while also helping them develop a continuity plan. Advance preparation is key to protecting your assets and reopening your business as quickly as possible.
Get tips on how to build your own disaster preparedness plan during an upcoming Twitter chat and webinar.
At 3 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Sept. 19, SBA, IBHS and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will co-host a twitter chat on disaster preparedness tips for businesses. Follow along with hashtag #SBAchat.
At 3 p.m. EDT Thursday, Sept. 27, SBA, IBHS and FEMA will co-host a webinar focusing on effective business continuity planning. To sign up for the webinar, go here.
This effort, led by FEMA and sponsored by the Ready Campaign, is aimed at increasing public awareness of the importance of disaster preparedness. It’s never too early to think about contingency plans. The SBA provides disaster recovery assistance in the form of low-interest loans to homeowners, renters, private nonprofits and businesses of all sizes. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov/disaster.