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Small Business Toolkit disaster recovery plan Businesses are the lifeblood of every community. If a quarter of the businesses in your community closes down, then the impact would be substantial. But then, unfortunately, natural disasters are responsible such a negative impact. One out of four businesses that close following a natural disaster will never reopen again.
The Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) is a non-profit organization of the insurance industry which is committed to making natural disaster protection a public value. The members of IBHS also believe that communities survive natural disasters if the businesses survive. This means surviving a natural disaster is very possible with a little advanced planning and the right tools.
“Open for Business: A Disaster Planning Toolkit for the Small Business Owner” was developed by IBHS organization and the United States Small Business Administration to help control the possible worst impacts of a natural disaster. This kit in question helps business owners assess risk for a variety of natural disasters, develop a recovery plan and conduct a business impact analysis.
The Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) have made the Open for Business brochure available in PDF format, you can click on the link to download the PDF file.
Getting Back to Business – A Guide for the Small Business Owner Following Disaster
Brief overview of the Guide: This guide contains important steps for business owners to use when reporting
- Assessing damages
- Returning to business.
- List of questions to ask your insurer
- Resource list of organizations that can assist you in business recovery issues at any time.
The Getting Back to Business brochure is available here in PDF format.