Spring World 2018

Conference & Exhibit

Attend The #1 BC/DR Event!

Winter Journal

Volume 30, Issue 4

Full Contents Now Available!

Monday, 25 September 2017 15:44

How smart employers survive a natural disaster

Hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, wildfires and tornados devastate lives and companies. The companies that survive are led by those who invest in emergency plans

When natural disasters strike, four out of ten businesses never reopen, according to FEMA. Of those that do reopen, only 29 percent will be operating two years later.

The aftermath is overwhelming

If employers and company leaders don’t plan for emergencies and don’t plan for business continuity, they become overwhelmed with cascading problems concerning employees, property, logistics, customers, suppliers, investors and media.

Too many employers are in denial and don’t plan for foreseeable emergencies in their location.