Disaster related news

Disaster Planning and Recovery

This page contains selected Internet links on disaster preparedness and recovery. It is not intended to be complete or authoritative guidance on any of these topics, merely a starting place for individuals and small businesses to begin their information search. Please rely on your local, state, or federal officials for official guidance, instructions, and direction, and contact them with any questions that you might have.

Online Resources

Washington SBDC Resources

Protect your Business Page has links to COVID-19 resources for business https://wsbdc.org/protect-your-business/

State Resources
Federal Resources
  • SBA Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Assistance   These resources can help small businesses develop a plan to protect their employees, lessen the financial impact of disasters, and re-open for business quickly to support the economic recovery of the community.
  • FEMA.gov  News Releases
  • FEMA Mobile App – Receive severe weather alerts, driving directions to disaster recovery centers, save a custom list RE emergency kit and meeting spot, tips to stay safe for over 20 types of hazards
Preparedness Tools
  • Ready.gov/business has a comprehensive Disaster Preparedness Planning site
  • PrepareMyBusiness.org Avoid becoming one of the 40 to 60 percent of businesses that never recover from a disaster by utilizing the resources and information available at PrepareMyBusiness.org
  • Disaster Resistant Business (DRB) Toolkit  The Toolkit is 100% customizable, so it is intended for all types and sizes of businesses. The toolkit is a comprehensive workbook/process to assist you in evaluating and preparing for any type of disaster that was developed right here in Washington state. Software for purchase.

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