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Prepare Your Small Business for Emergencies & Disasters

Article by Nancy Dahlberg of the Miami Herald.

Florida businesses can better prepare for hurricanes and other disasters, including manmade ones such as cyber attacks, with the free Bizaster app from the Florida SBDC Network developed at Florida International University.

Above Active Storm Season In Full Swing

This years storm season is expected to be one of the busiest in the past decade. While it’s still too early to tell what, if any, impacts the storms may have on Florida or the eastern seaboard, the uptick in activity serves as a reminder that the peak of the season has arrived.

Hurricane Matthew Heading For South Florida

As Hurricane Matthew barrels toward us, residents are encouraged to seek shelter and be prepared for the incoming Category 4 hurricane. We ecourage residents to have reviewed their local assistance and disaster preparedness information.

Disaster Recovery Planning

Disaster Recovery Planning

Disaster recovery is the process, policies and procedures related to preparing for recovery or continuation of technology infrastructure critical to an organization after a natural or human-induced disaster. Disaster recovery is a subset of business continuity. While business continuity involves planning for keeping all aspects of a business functioning in the midst of disruptive events, disaster recovery focuses on the IT or technology systems that support business functions.

Fire Loss Overview

According to the National Fire Protection Association, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated 1,348,500 fires in 2009. These fires resulted in 3,010 civilian fire fatalities, 17,050 civilian fire injuries and an estimated $12,531,000,000 in direct property loss.

There was a civilian fire death every 175 minutes and a civilian fire injury every 31 minutes in 2009. Home fires caused 2,565, or 85%, of the civilian fire deaths. Fires accounted for five percent of the 26,534,000 total calls. Eight percent of the calls were false alarms; sixty-five percent of the calls were for aid such as EMS.

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