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How to Keep a Business Running After an Emergency

Author: Julie H. Cox

When crisis strikes, no one is ever truly prepared. However, in business, management must take steps to prepare for the "what ifs." The best way to ensure that a business is not completely disheveled after an emergency is to first be prepared for emergencies ahead of time. Employers can use a strong preparedness plan combined with a continuity plan to help survive disasters. Resources on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) website are helpful in developing emergency plans and implementing recovery.