During times of disaster, the U.S.
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Meet Nadege: Nadege lives in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti with her three children and partner.
Even to a casual observer, the past several months have seemed atypical, as not just one but a series of catastrophic natural and manmade disasters have occurred.
Many small businesses use a local computer to service their customers, whether it is simply for email where the compute and storage requirements are relatively minimal, all the way to running their complete business including marketing, sales management, finance, customer relationship management.
More than a month since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, only 26% of its residents have electricity, more than 3,000 are still in shelters and only half its roads are passable.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation wants to ensure that every business and chamber of commerce is adequately prepared before, during, and after disasters.