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Virginia Business Emergency Survival Toolkit
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The facts about natural disasters, terrorism, crimes and other emergencies
Get your business ready for emergencies now
A detailed Disaster Plan is the key to minimizing your risk
When time is of the essence
Putting the pieces back together after an emergency
More information to help you prepare, plan, respond and recover

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Virginia businesses and organizations: Get ready now.

Here's why...

"Having an emergency preparedness and recovery plan is as important as having a business plan. In order for your business to survive a disaster, management and employees need to know what to do."

Clyde Hoey
Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce president and CEO

"I can't stress enough the need to be proactive in disaster preparation. It could be the very thing that saves your community."

Anne Williams
Franklin City downtown manager

National Threat Level: Elevated
VA Threat Condition: Elevated
  • Small businesses
  • Corporations
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Mobile businesses
  • Farms and agriculture
  • Home-based businesses
  • Faith-based organizations
  • Tourism
  • Retail
  • Service industries
All of these have one thing in common – they are equally susceptible to emergency situations. If your organization is faced with an emergency, you need to be ready. Whether it’s a hurricane or a bomb threat, terrorist activity or a chemical spill, make sure that you and your colleagues are prepared.

This Web site has been created as a tool to help you prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters. It explains types of emergencies and the problems they pose; gives you information on how to prepare for them and how to recover from them; and helps you put it all together in an emergency preparedness plan.

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