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Weston, Vt., October 4, 2011 -- The open sign on the door of general store in this small scenic New England town was greeted with relief by its loyal customers. FEMA is providing assistance to the owners after Tropical Storm Irene forced them to close for several weeks.  Photo by Annette Foglino/FEMAWeston, Vt., October 4, 2011 -- The open sign on the door of general store in this small scenic New England town was greeted with relief by its loyal customers after Tropical Storm Irene forced them to close for several weeks. Photo by Annette Foglino/FEMADownload OriginalDon't let a power outage, hacker disruption, or major disaster put you out of business. Disaster planning is an important part of the business planning process helping you to recover faster and preserve business continuity. Without proper planning, a disaster could put you and your employees at risk, possibly shutting down your business forever. But by taking proactive steps to mitigate your risk, you can anticipate the unexpected.

Knowing what to do before, during, and after disruptions or large-scale disasters is critical. A small investment of time now can help alleviate major challenges, and costs, in the future.

To assist you, we have collected some leading resources so you can quickly find what you need. Whether you have a few hours to get started with a few of the basics or time to invest in implementing a full business continuity plan, there is something here for every small business. You will find a wealth of information in the following sections:

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07/24/2014 - 16:00
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