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Is Your Small Business Financially Prepared To Rebound After a Disaster?

Release Date: 
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Release Number: 
MA14-35
Advisory Date: 
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Advisory Number: 
MA14-35
Contact: 
Carol Chastang (202) 205-6987

WASHINGTON – Whether or not your company’s financial house is in order has a big impact on post-disaster recovery.  Having a plan in place to save your organization’s assets from business interruptions will ensure a quick recovery, satisfied clients and long term-economic stability.

Get tips on how to protect your core operations, revenue flow, and your company’s reputation at a free webinar on Thursday, Nov. 20, hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration and Agility Recovery.

The webinar will also cover essential planning strategies, with a discussion on how corporate preparedness can protect a company’s market value and establish financial resilience, regardless of whether the disaster comes in the form of a flood…or a lawsuit.

SBA has partnered with Agility to offer business continuity strategies at its “PrepareMyBusiness” website. Visit http://www.preparemybusiness.org/ to access past webinars and get additional preparedness tips.

The SBA provides disaster recovery assistance in the form of low-interest loans to homeowners, renters, private nonprofits and businesses of all sizes. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov/disaster.

 WHAT:                 “The Impact of Corporate Preparedness on the Bottom line"

A live presentation, followed by a question and answer session

WHEN:          Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 – 2 to 3 p.m. EST

HOW:                   Register at http://go.agilityrecovery.com/November2014-SBAWebinar.html

SBA's Disaster Loan Program offers financial assistance to those trying to rebuild their homes and businesses in the wake of a disaster. By offering low-interest, long-term loans the SBA is committed to long-term recovery efforts that are affordable.  To learn more about Disaster Field Operations Center – East in Atlanta, GA go to http://www.sba.gov/offices/disaster/dfoce.

For a list of valuable resources to prepare you and your business go to:  http://www.sba.gov/offices/disaster/dfoce/resources

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