Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Lessons Learned from Recent Disasters

As we enter 2013, it’s a good time to review your business continuity plans and consider whether you’re doing everything you can to recover from a disaster. This week’s articles look at lessons that have been learned from disasters, especially Hurricane Sandy. Make sure you can survive a disaster by checking out this week’s tips to see if you have to make any revisions to your plans.

Storms like Hurricane Sandy emphasize how important it is to be prepared for anything. (Item #1) One of the most important things is the ability to communicate during a disaster; could you? (Item #2) Joplin’s 2011 tornado taught a lot of important lessons. (Item #3)

People who have lived through natural disasters have a lot to teach us. (Item #4) If social media is part of your BC plan, make sure you know what you’re doing. (Item #5) More lessons from Katrina – we’re still learning. (Item #6)

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