Learn How to Prepare for Disasters During National Preparedness Month Webinar

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — This year alone, small businesses nationwide encountered numerous challenges affecting their business operations and employees, from COVID-19, wildfires, hurricanes, and earthquakes.

These events are reminders that owners with a plan to protect their organizations from the financial fallout have a greater chance of sustaining any effects caused by a disaster.

September is National Preparedness Month, and this year’s theme is “Disasters Don’t Wait. Make your Plan Today.”

Join the  U.S. Small Business Administration, the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety, and the Insurance Information Institute on Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 2 p.m. EDT for a live webinar on preparing for severe weather, future COVID-19 interruptions, and other disasters.

In addition to presentations by experts from IBHS and Triple-I, two small business owners will share their stories of how they prepared for and successfully recovered from devastating disasters.

READ:  Interior and Agriculture Departments Outline Wildland Fire Preparedness, Climate Resiliency Plan


National Preparedness Month Webinar


 Gail Moraton – Business Resiliency Manager, IBHS

Alison Bishop – Internal Operations Manager at Spry Health, Inc.

Alejandro Contreras – Director, Preparedness, Communication & Coordination, SBA Office of Disaster Assistance

Janice Jucker – Co-Owner,  Three Brothers Bakery –2018 Phoenix Award Winner for Outstanding Small Business Disaster Recovery

Loretta Worters – Vice-President, Media Relations at Triple-I


Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2 p.m. EDT


Register here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/992418504905457168

The SBA provides disaster recovery assistance following a declared disaster in the form of low-interest loans to homeowners, renters, private nonprofits and businesses of all sizes.

To learn more, visit www.sba.gov/disaster.

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