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Summary of 2017 Disasters and How to Prepare for Them in the New Year

Summary of 2017 Disasters and How to Prepare for Them in the New Year

Between the hurricanes, wildfires, floods, mass shootings, cybersecurity breaches and terrorist attacks, 2017 shaped up to be a devastating year with many lives lost and extensive property damage. While it’s impossible to prevent these types of incidents, you can prepare not only yourself, but your business for natural disasters, workplace violence and any other type […]

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Keeping Your Business Operations Running During Evacuations

Keeping Your Business Operations Running During Evacuations

Between the La Tuna brush fire in the Verdugo Mountains becoming the largest ever fire in the city of Los Angeles, Hurricane Harvey bringing mass destruction and flooding to Texas, Hurricane Irma ripping through the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and headed straight to Florida, Hurricane Jose gaining strength in the Atlantic Ocean, Hurricane Katina […]

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4 Lessons Learned from Hurricane Harvey to use in Preparing for Hurricane Irma

4 Lessons Learned from Hurricane Harvey to use in Preparing for Hurricane Irma

Being from Florida myself, the phrase “hurricane preparedness” is one that in my opinion, will never get old. It’s also a phrase that despite best efforts, will continue to be brushed to the side. The only way to protect yourself, your employees and your business is to make sure that you stay prepared for hurricanes. […]

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How Business Continuity Software Can Save Your Business After Hurricane Harvey

How Business Continuity Software Can Save Your Business After Hurricane Harvey

Preparing for a hurricane might seem like the most important aspect when it comes to ensuring the safety of you, your employees and your business, however there’s a lot more that goes into life safety and overall business continuity. Prepping for a hurricane is only the tip of the iceberg. Once the hurricane has passed, […]

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Preparing for an Earthquake: 3 Simple Steps to Protect Your Business

Preparing for an Earthquake: 3 Simple Steps to Protect Your Business

Unlike hurricanes and tornadoes, there is no “earthquake season.” Earthquakes can happen without any warning, which makes them not only terrifying, but difficult to prepare for. A popular tourist area in China was recently shaken by a powerful earthquake that killed 19 people and injured 247 late Tuesday, August 8th. 2,800 people were evacuated from […]

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French Riviera Wildfires: How Can an Emergency Action Plan Protect Your Business?

French Riviera Wildfires: How Can an Emergency Action Plan Protect Your Business?

In the vacation hotspot surrounding the French Rivera, roughly 12,000 people were evacuated from their homes and hotels as wildfires moved their way closer to the buildings. 3,000 firefighters were deployed to contain the flames. After 4 days, roughly 17,300 acres of trees and vegetation were consumed by the fires. Thankfully, there were no reported […]

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