Thursday, May 12, 2016

Hurricanes/Severe Weather

Hurricane Preparedness Week is May 15-21. NOAA says that this is your time to prepare for a potential land-falling tropical storm or hurricane. We only have to remember Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy to realize that one storm could shut down our organizations, possibly forever, but at least for years. With this in mind, isn’t it the smartest thing to prepare well ahead of time for the worst-case scenario? To help you do this, we’ve provided the articles to assist in your planning.

This hurricane preparedness checklist is a comprehensive list of what needs to be done before, during and after a storm. (Item #1)   The human factor in commercial hurricane readiness is critical, especially since damage from a hurricane may be widespread. (Item #2)   Here’s what you need to know to prepare your commercial building for a hurricane. (Item #3)

Businesses located within hurricane threat zones should have a hurricane preparedness plan. (Item #4)   Proper preparation can take great strides to reducing any worries you might face if a hurricane makes landfall near your small business. (Item #5)   Take the advice of these Louisiana IT leaders, who learned lessons the hard way about safeguarding infrastructure and equipment. (Item #6) 

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