Thursday, August 15, 2013
Get Your Business Ready For Any Kind of Disaster at Free National Preparedness Month Webinar Series
Each year small
businesses nationwide are forced to close their doors in the aftermath
of severe storms, flooding, tornadoes, wildfires and hurricanes.
Business interruptions, even if it
lasts just a few hours, are costly in terms of lost productivity and
You can get help with
your own business preparedness planning through a series of free
webinars in September hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration
and Agility Recovery. The September series is presented
in collaboration with FEMA’s Ready Campaign, as part of National
The SBA wants to help
business owners take charge of the well-being of their own companies,
the safety of their employees, and the sustenance of their local
economies by being prepared to rebound quickly from
any kind of disaster.
“SBA continually works
to help those still in need of disaster assistance,” said SBA
Mid-Atlantic Regional Administrator Natalia Olson-Urtecho. “Whether it’s
dealing with the aftermath of the recent floods and
storms or ensuring that businesses are better prepared for disaster
mitigation and recovery, we are here to help.”
Below is a list of the topics. The hour-long webinars will be presented at 2 p.m. EDT each Wednesday in September.
September 11: Protecting Your Organization by Preparing Your Employees
September 18: The NEW 10 Steps to Preparedness - Lessons from the Past
Crisis Communications for any Organization
SBA has partnered with Agility to offer business continuity strategies through their “PrepareMyBusiness” website. Visit
www.preparemybusiness.org to access past webinars and additional preparedness tools.