Disaster Preparedness & Recovery

Washington Business Preparedness Survey: A survey to assess the readiness of state businesses to help local emergency preparedness planners understand local business needs and abilities to prepare for and recover from natural and man-made disasters.

When Trouble Strikes: A Crisis Planner: A business crisis isn’t a matter of ‘if’ but ‘when’. Whether it’s a robbery, a leaking room, the death of the owner or the wrath of Mother Nature, a disaster can strike at any time. This planner will help you identify possible crises affecting your business and help you either minimize their impact or avoid them crisis altogether. An essential planner for any small business.

RestoreYourEconomy.org provides resources and best practice information for public and private stakeholders who are seeking to rebuild their local economies after a disaster as well as assisting the business community in preparing for a disaster. It is a one-stop shop for disaster preparedness, post-disaster economic recovery, and disaster resiliency resources, tools, event announcements as well as opportunities to connect with peers through social media groups. The following is a list of reports and guides that will assist you in your search.

The International Sustainable Resilience Center works to bring global expertise in disaster resilience, sustainability, and public-private partnerships together to help offset the growing threat of disasters around the world.

Mobilize your crisis plan for improved emergency response

A Toolkit for Economic Preparedness: Economic Disaster Recovery Project

Engaging small businesses in disaster preparedness

Federal disaster recovery funding

Leadership in times of crisis: A toolkit for economic recovery and resiliency

How to write a disaster recovery plan and define disaster recovery strategies – Paul Kirvan

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