U.S. Small Business Administration Acting to Help Interests Learn How to Prepare for Disasters - - Attend a Twitter Chat and a Webinar

Washington, DC - - (September 14, 2018) - - September is National Preparedness Month. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has partnered with the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) to help businesses become more aware of their risks while also helping them develop a continuity plan. Advance preparation is key to protecting your assets and reopening your business as quickly as possible.

SBA says get tips on how to build your own disaster preparedness plan during an upcoming Twitter chat and webinar.
  • On Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 3:00 p.m. EDT, SBA, IBHS and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will co-host a twitter chat on disaster preparedness tips for businesses. Follow along with hashtag #SBAchat.
This year’s National Preparedness Month theme is “Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How.” This effort, led by FEMA and sponsored by the Ready Campaign, is aimed at increasing public awareness of the importance of disaster preparedness. It’s never too early to think about contingency plans.

The SBA provides disaster recovery assistance in the form of low-interest loans to homeowners, renters, private nonprofits and businesses of all sizes. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov/disaster.

Courtesy: U.S. Small Business Administration