Before the Storm
Make a Plan
Review and update your emergency plan. Share it with your employees.
Confirm that your employee contact information is up to date, and establish communication procedures for before and after the storm.
Be prepared to work with limited supplies for an extended period of time.
Prepare a list of necessary vendors who can provide emergency recovery services after the storm.
Back up any important data and ensure you can access key systems remotely.
Stock up on necessary office and storm supplies
Understand your business insurance coverage and have copies and customer service information readily available
Consider special needs of employees with disabilities/medical conditions
Additional Storm Preparedness Items & Actions
Battery-operated radio or TV
Consider a backup generation source
Copies of important company papers and records
Flashlights/lanterns with spare batteries
Battery packs for laptops & cellphones
Coolers and containers for water
List of roles/responsibilities pre- and post-storm
Tarps, plastic bags, duct tape
In case you need to evacuate:
More information is available at ready.gov/business.