The information found in the General Disaster Preparedness section of this site is recommended as the first source of information for any business looking to better prepare for disaster.
Disaster consequences are often common regardless of the Specific threat type. Many of these “common consequences” can be prepared for by following the information in the general preparedness section of this site.
However, you may be interested in the information on a specific threat and its unique characteristics, consequences and preparedness guidelines.
For this purpose, we have provided links to information covering the following threat types; biological, radiological/nuclear, chemical, explosive, cyber and natural events. (floods, fires, earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards)
Recent history has shown us the price that businesses pay when they are unprepared for disasters. It’s important that businesses respond and recover quickly to safeguard our region’s economic vitality in the face of disaster. It is also important that government agencies, nonprofits and business work together to be well-prepared for disasters.
No matter what the threat may be, there are general principles that apply to preventing, preparing for, and recovering from every kind of natural disaster.
These Web sites give you some information on those general principles for becoming and staying prepared:
Note: The following links are provided as a resource only. The content provided was not prepared by the North West Pennsylvania Business Coalition for Homeland Security (NWPABCHS), and is not necessarily endorsed by(NWPABCHS).