Tip of the Week 1/25/10: Create an emergency plan for your organization’s financial and critical records. Click here to develop an emergency financial aid kit: www.operationhope.org/smdev/lf1.php?id=187.
Tip of the Week 1/18/2010: Prepare your employees before, during and after an earthquake with FEMA Earthquake tips. For more information, visit www.fema.gov/hazard/earthquake/index.shtm.
Tip of the Week 1/11/2010: Participate in Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training to support community and business preparedness efforts. For more information, visit: https://www.citizencorps.gov/cert/.
Tip of the Week 1/4/2010: Place a weather radio or television in an accessible place for employees to readily monitor severe weather conditions. View active weather alerts at www.NOAA.gov.
Tip of The Week 12/28/09: Businesses damaged or destroyed by disasters can prepare their tax documents using the IRS Disaster Losses Tool kit. Download the toolkit today: www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p2194b.pdf
Tip of the Week 12/21/2009: Support employee volunteer efforts and encourage them to give back to their communities. Visit www.serve.gov to volunteer today.
Tip of the Week 12/14/09: Give the Gift of Preparedness: a weather radio, CPR lessons or emergency kits for your family, pets and car. For more preparedness gift giving ides, visit: www.ready.gov/business/plan/emersupply.html
Tip of the Week 12/7/09: Ensure that your business insurance covers all hazards including floods, wind, fire and other emergencies. www.fema.gov/rebuild/insurance.shtm
Tip of the Week 11/30/2009: Protect your business by using noncombustible or flame retardant materials to decorate your office for the holidays. www.usfa.dhs.gov/citizens/focus/holiday.shtm
Tip of the Week 11/23/2009: Review and update your primary and backup payroll, IT network, staff contact lists and vendor systems to prepare for potential disruptions over the holidays. www.ready.gov/business
Tip of the Week 11/16/09: Just a few inches of water can cause tens of thousands of dollars in damage to your home or business. Visit www.floodsmart.gov to see how you can protect your investment.
Tip of the Week 11/9/09: Veteran-owned companies and other small businesses can learn how to register to work with FEMA to support local disaster responses at: www.fema.gov/business/contractor.shtm.
7|P a g e FEMA Private Editor/Writer:
Sector Division Tracey Batacan