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Provides a list of local member businesses collecting donations, volunteering, and providing services to those in need following Hurricane Harvey. This sample was provided as part of the 2018 Chamber of the Year application.
This Business Continuity Plan has been developed to prepare Chamber employees in the event of a disaster or business disruption, mitigate potential damage or loss, establish the proper response to the event and shorten the recovery period after a disaster or business disruption.
This toolkit and guide created by the Calgary Chamber for the World Chambers Federation (WCF) is meant to assist any chamber with two things: how to be more prepared themselves; and, how to deploy programs that will be of benefit to their members or general business community. It details a variety of governance, communication, and activities that are recommended best practices in terms of being able to best support the recovery of a business community to disaster or emergency. See more about Calgary's disaster recovery work and additional toolkits on the Disaster Preparedness & Recovery Chamberpedia page.
Follow these safety tips from the Insurance Office of America to help you plan and remain safe at home during hurricanes.
Of all businesses that close down following a disaster, more than 25 percent never open their doors again. While there's no way to lower the risk of a natural disaster from hurricanes, there are critical measures that can be taken to protect your company's bottom line from nature's fury. A disaster plan and adequate insurance are keys to recovery.
This worksheet helps facilitate the preparation of a business continuity plan and addresses the policies and procedures necessary to resume essential operations following a business interruption.
This PowerPoint presentation addresses how to deal with a business interruption and provides recommendations for creating a business continuity plan.
This tip sheet explains the three steps involved in business continuity planning: respond to the crisis scenario, recover and regroup, and resume normal operations. It also addresses financial and IT protocols.
This tip sheet addresses business continuity planning for IT systems and outlines systems that need to be in place before you begin as well as IT protocols.
The purpose of the East St. Tammany Chamber's Emergency Operation Plan is to provide a reasonable procedure to follow in the event of an emergency. The plan emphasizes safety awareness and being prepared for such an event. The priorities of the East St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce in any emergency include: safety and well-being of employees and visitors; securing and restoring the Chamber and its working functions; and providing services to Chamber members as well as to the community. Sample obtained from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Accreditation Best Practices resource page.