National Preparedness Month

In Case You Missed It. Disaster Recovery Tip #39

As you may have heard, September was National Preparedness Month, a nationwide initiative designed to help Americans prepare for emergencies. This year marked Agility's seventh consecutive year as a Coalition Member and our most successful year to-date.
 
All told, we had over 2,500 registrants for our webinar series and tremendous support from national partners including: The Small Business Administration, FEMA and The American Red Cross.
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Survivor Stories. Disaster Recovery Tip #38

The continued news coverage of this year's tornadoes, fires, floods, and hurricanes has inevitably spurred business owners to wonder: Could it happen to me? Could my office, my shop, my warehouse, my factory be completely destroyed? Of course, the answer is yes, but the real question remains: Would you survive? continue reading...

A Part of the Team. Disaster Recovery Tip #37

During a disaster, you, your family, your employees and your neighbors will rely on each other for help. There is a shared responsibility when it comes to our nation's level of preparedness; and to be truly prepared, we must work together as a team.
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The 72 Hour Rule. Disaster Recovery Tip #36

This year has been one for the record books. Hurricane Irene will likely be the 10th billion-dollar disaster of 2011, breaking the annual record dating back to 1980. This year's blizzards, floods, forest fires, earthquakes, tornadoes, tsunamis, and tropical storms have all been valuable reminders about the importance of preparedness. continue reading...

September Is Here. Disaster Recovery Tip #35

Today marks the first day of National Preparedness Month, a nationwide effort designed to encourage Americans to take simple steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, workplace and communities. For the seventh consecutive year, Agility is partnering with FEMA's Ready Campaign to educate all businesses about the importance of continuity planning. continue reading...

National Preparedness Month. Disaster Recovery Tip #33

The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Ready Campaign, in partnership with Citizen Corps and Ad Council will kickoff National Preparedness Month (NPM) this September. The campaign encourages all Americans to take the necessary steps to ensure their homes, workplaces and communities are prepared for disasters and emergencies of all kinds.

Agility is proud to partner in this nationwide initiative. You will hear more information about NPM in future posts. In the meantime, click the below image for preliminary access to Agility's National Preparedness Month events, tools and resources.
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Know Your Risk

Let's face facts – nobody likes to think about risk. Unfortunately, it's is a part of both life and business. Although it can be difficult work, risk analysis is incredibly beneficial for helping to "plug leaks" in day-to-day operations before they have a chance to become serious problems.
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The First 72 Hours.

 
What were you doing five years ago today? If you lived in southern Florida, you may have been recovering from a Category 1 Hurricane that crossed over the state earlier in the week.
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