Business

A Starting Point for Emergency Planning


Question: What is the one thing the below businesses have in common?
  • Small businesses
  • Corporations
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Mobile businesses
  • Home-based businesses
  • Tourism
  • Retail
  • Service industries
  • Restaurants

Answer: They are equally susceptible to emergency situations.

If your organization is faced with an emergency, you need to be ready. Whether it's a hurricane or a bomb threat, terrorist activity or a chemical spill, make sure that you and your colleagues are prepared. How quickly your company can get back to business after a terrorist attack, a tornado, a fire, or a flood often depends on emergency planning done today. Every business should have a plan in place.

Help your business prepare for an emergency or natural disaster by visiting the business section of Ready.gov. This website offers a great starting point for emergency and continuity planning.

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Need more information about emergency planning for your business? Contact the Office of Emergency Management at (203) 854-0238.