2017 Hurricane Recovery: Get information about disaster assistance, or find out how you can help.

Business Disaster Preparation





In the aftermath of the recent flooding in nearby Colorado, many business owners have questioned whether they are prepared for a disaster. Floods, tornadoes, wind storms, and man-made disasters can hit Kansas without notice, but most businesses are ill-prepared to deal with the disaster or the business recovery.

According to the Institute for Business and Home Safety, an estimated 25 percent of businesses do not reopen following a major disaster.

The U.S. Small Business Administration has partnered with Agility Recovery Solutions to offer business continuity strategies for entrepreneurs via a “PrepareMyBusiness” website. Visit the website, www.preparemybusiness.org to access previous webinars and get more tips for disaster planning and assistance.

Since 1953, the SBA has provided more than $48 billion in disaster recovery assistance to 1.9 million homeowners, renters and businesses of all sizes in the form of low-interest loans. For more information about the disaster loan program, visit www.sba.gov/disaster.