Tip of the Week 4/19/10: Help protect your employees and your office building from earthquakes and other disasters with FEMA Mitigation Publications. Click here for more details: www.fema.gov/plan/prevent/howto/index.shtm.
Tip of the Week 4/12/10: Secure your organization’s computer and mobile devices by using encrypted storage devices and secure wireless networks. For more computer safety tips, visit: www.us-cert.gov/index.html.
Tip of the Week 4/5/10: Encourage your staff to prepare for floods with a work emergency kit and a flood evacuation plan. www.ready.gov/america/beinformed/floods.html
Tip of the Week 3/29/10: Did your organization provide charitable donations for the Haiti or Chile earthquake relief? View and use disaster relief tax tips from the IRS: www.irs.gov/charities/charitable/article/0,,id=149938,00.html.
Tip of the Week 3/22/10: Review, share and plan to use agriculture disaster tax tips from the Internal Revenue Service. http://www.irs.gov/businesses/small/industries/article/0,,id=99074,00.html
Tip of the Week 3/15/10: Prepare your organization for flash floods with a flood evacuation plan, off-site data servers and remote work plans. www.fema.gov/hazard/flood/index.shtm
Tip of the Week 3/08/10: View and share the latest earthquake data; download publications and learn how to reduce your organization’s earthquake risks. www.fema.gov/hazard/earthquake/index.shtm
Tip of the Week 3/01/10: Business travelers can view State Department foreign travel alerts, tips and emergency information. Visit the following URL for more details: www.state.gov/travel/.
Tip of the Week 2/22/10: Check your organization’s defibrillator and fire extinguishers to ensure they are working and replace old equipment. For more fire safety information, visit www.usfa.dhs.gov.
Tip of the Week 2/15/10 : Review and use tax preparation guidelines for businesses impacted by disasters. Visit the IRS website for more details: www.irs.gov/businesses/small/article/0,,id=156138,00.html.
Tip of the Week 2/8/10: Prepare your office for the winter season by storing rock salt, a snow shovel, emergency food and a weather radio. View more winter weather tips at: www.fema.gov/hazard/winter/wi_before.shtm.
Tip of the Week 2/1/10: Develop and practice for emergencies at work with employees by reviewing your office emergency plan. www.ready.gov/business/plan/emerplanning.html.
6|P a g e FEMA Private Editor/Writer:
Sector Division Tracey Batacan