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Orlando is home to a wide variety of businesses and organizations, all of which are susceptible to emergencies. Therefore, it is important to be proactive and prepare your business for potential disasters.

Almost 40% of small businesses that close due to a disaster event never re-open.

Emergency Management provides businesses with consultative and training resources to help you and your employees prepare for emergencies.

Check out our business links or contact us today to find out how you can minimize your risk and how to recover post-disaster.

Make a Plan and Build a Kit

Disasters can strike any time at any place. What will you do to protect yourself and your employees? How will you protect your assets? What do you do until emergency response can arrive to help?

A business disaster plan is the key to answering all of these questions. Orlando Emergency Management can help you build a disaster kit and create a plan to keep you in business after a disaster. Contact us to find out how we can help.

You can also start developing your own plan with the Florida Division of Emergency Management business planning website.

Employee Training

Comprehensive employee disaster preparedness training is vital to the success of disaster management.

In a disaster situation, your employees should know the following:

  • The disaster plan
  • Their roles in disaster preparedness, response and recovery
  • The location of the disaster kit and how to use the resources in it

Orlando Emergency Management can provide you and your employees with training tips tailored to meet the needs of your business.

Develop an Emergency Business Plan

Learn how by visiting the Florida’s Division of Emergency Management

Every Business Should Have a Plan

This guide outlines common sense measures business owners and managers can take to start getting ready for unplanned emergencies. A commitment to planning today will help support employees, customers, the community, the local economy and even the country. It also protects your business investment and gives your company a better chance for survival. For more information visit the Federal Emergency Management website:  Ready Business 

Every Business Should Have a Plan –  English Language

Every Business Should Have a Plan –  Spanish Language

Every Business Should Have a Plan –  Haitian Creole Language

Every Business Should Have a Plan –  Chinese Language

Every Business Should Have a Plan –  Vietnamese Language

Every Business Should Have a Plan –  Tagalog Language

Ready Business Poster: A full color poster with a brief description pertaining to business preparedness.