Preparing Your Business

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Get Prepared

Are You Ready?

A natural disaster can strike at any time, without warning. Learn how to make an emergency kit and plan, and protect yourself, your family, and your property.

Get Alertable

NSEM is using Alertable to send out alerts for emergencies such as severe weather and natural disasters.

Disasters can be catastrophic to businesses and local economies. Small businesses — which are the majority of businesses on the North Shore — are especially vulnerable to the impacts of disasters. 

If a business fails in an emergency, the households that rely on that business will have difficulty recovering.

Quick tips for getting prepared

To ensure your business is better prepared to survive and recover after an emergency:

Take a closer look

Ready to start preparing your business for a natural disaster or other emergency? Use these resources to get started.

Print out these checklists, forms, and guides
View these online resources for more help getting started