Keeping Doors Open after Disaster

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    Time to take those first steps toward disaster preparedness

    Roughly 40 – 60% of small businesses never reopen their doors following a disaster. If that’s not enough to get you moving I don’t know what is. Unsure where to start? You’re not alone, and FEMA has a host of resources, like this infographic on business resiliency, available at ready.gov/business.

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    Roughly 40 to 60 percent of small businesses never reopen their doors following a disaster. But you can. Learn more about protecting your business at ready.gov/business.
    Roughly 40 to 60 percent of small businesses never reopen their doors following a disaster. But you can. Learn more about protecting your business at ready.gov/business.

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    For more resources, see the Free Management Library topic: Crisis Management
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    [Jonathan Bernstein is president of Bernstein Crisis Management, Inc., an international crisis management consultancy, author of Manager’s Guide to Crisis Management and Keeping the Wolves at Bay – Media Training. Erik Bernstein is vice president for the firm, and also editor of its newsletter, Crisis Manager]