DON’T LET YOUR BUSINESS BECOME A STATISTIC
Did you know 43% of all businesses that close following a disaster will
never reopen. You have worked hard to make your business a success
so plan ahead and be prepared!
QUICK TIPS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
Develop a disaster response plan
Have insurance – business interruption, wind and flood,
Have a list of suppliers, vendors and customers
Make arrangements for an alternative business facilities
Back-up computer data systems and off-site storage of
THREE THINGS YOU SHOULD DO AFTER A DISASTER
1. Contact your insurance carrier to file your claim. If you
are leasing business space, ensure that your lease owner
has contacted their insurance carrier, as well. Be sure to
take pictures and/or video of damage.
2. Contact the Federal Emergency Management Agency
(FEMA) online at www.FEMA.gov or by calling 800-621-
3362 to report losses. (TTY 800-462-7585 for people with
speech or hearing disabilities)
3. For business loss, FEMA will refer you to the US Small
Business Administration (SBA) for disaster loan assistance.
Information about the various SBA disaster loans can be
found online at www.SBA.gov/disaster_recov.
Contact gw Associates International Inc. to find out how we can help you prepare
your business in case of a disaster.