Tag Archives: natural disaster

Natural Disaster Protection: 5 Ways to Prepare Your Business | AllBusiness.com

Many small businesses protect themselves by incorporating. However, companies should also understand how to protect themselves from natural disasters. Forces of nature, like major hurricanes and earthquakes, can have a deadly impact on a small company. It could take weeks, months, and potentially even years for a small business to get back up and running again after a natural disaster.

My company is based in California. We’ve been through earth-rattling quakes and massive wildfires—all within the span of the last year. Luckily, we have been fortunate enough to stay safe, thanks to careful planning and communication.

No matter what your startup may face, here are five simple ways you can prepare your business before, during, and after a natural disaster.

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Dramatic Photos of the California Wildfires | The Atlantic

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Josh Edelson

Dry conditions, high temperatures, and strong winds have once more spawned several large and destructive wildfires across the state of California. Thousands of firefighters are now battling multiple blazes that have burned hundreds of thousands of acres in the past few weeks, and recently claimed at least eight lives. Gathered below: a collection of images of those affected by these recent fires, and some of the dramatic scenes of destruction left in their wake.

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