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Small Business Toolkit: Preparedness Programs for Your Business

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This web page describes preparedness programs for your small business.

FEMA's Ready Campaign assists businesses in developing a preparedness program by providing tools to create a plan that addresses the impact of many hazards. This website follows the program elements in National Fire Protection Association 1600, Standard on Disaster/Emergency Management and Business Continuity Programs.

The Small Business Administration has developed a comprehensive program for disaster planning and preparedness for small businesses.  Prepare My Business provides education, planning, testing, and disaster assistance tools to help ensure your business remains open and recovers faster following a disaster.

The American Red Cross Ready Rating Program is a free, self-guided program designed to help businesses, organizations, and schools become better prepared for emergencies. Members complete a self-assessment of their level of preparedness which is aligned with the Department of Homeland Security's Private Sector Preparedness Standards. Members work at their own pace to increase their preparedness score.

Last Updated: 
04/10/2015 - 18:00