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How to Prepare Your Business for Natural Disasters

Posted by Arleen Coletti on Sep 12, 2018 1:22:16 PM

We know their names. 

Katrina. Sandy. Harvey. Maria. Irma. And now... Florence.

This week Hurricane Florence is approaching and millions of people are preparing for what could be a direct hit.  Whether it's hurricanes, tornados or wildfires, as a business owner you not only need to prepare personally. You need to take basic precautions to protect your business as well.  

According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency known as FEMA, 40 - 60% of small businesses never reopen their doors following a disaster. You can avoid being part of that group by preparing ahead of time for approaching natural disasters.  Even if you are not immediately facing this type of situation, the following tips will help you when preparing for any natural disaster.

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