Wednesday, August 24, 2016

National Preparedness Month

The theme of this September’s National Preparedness Month is once again “Don’t Wait, Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today.” NPM reminds us to prepare for emergencies that could affect us at work, at home, and on travel or vacation. This week’s articles focus on how you can plan for and deal with disasters and other disruptions to your business.

Disaster recovery begins before a disaster is on the radar. (Item #1)   Emergency preparedness involves more than crossing your fingers. (Item #2)   It is vital that to consider the needs of all employees, including those with disabilities, in preparedness plans. (Item #3)

The challenge is for public sector organizations, private sector businesses and nonprofit groups to plan ahead for operational and employee resilience. (Item #4)   Smaller companies often struggle, not knowing where to turn or having the budget to develop a robust business continuity plan. (Item #5)   This toolkit will help you prepare your business for the unexpected. (Item #6)

For the full issue, click here.

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