Hurricane Isaac reminded people in the city of New Orleans and around the country how important disaster preparedness is. While the storm was not as powerful as Hurricane Katrina, it still caused major flooding in Plaquemines, St. John’s, and St. Tammany Parishes in Louisiana.
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On Saturday, Chris Poland, a structural engineer and the chairman and senior principal of Degenkolb Engineers, appeared on CCTV Americas to discuss engineering solutions that have helped make buildings more resilient during earthquakes.
I’ve been making a point to find and study companies that are changing the game: companies who look at conventional business models that are resource-, material-, or energy- intensive and say, “the more efficient, sustainable, and less-wasteful route is the better way to go.” These are companies
//Editor's Update -- 10/25/12: With Tropical Storm Sandy bearing down on the Caribbean and U.S. East Coast, this article is a good refresher about the business resources available to help weather the storm.//
I was reading an article by Barry Saunders posted on the News Observer newspaper’s website entitled, “Pamlico County still recovering from floods.” It’s about difficulties with disaster
Don’t become a Hurricane Sandy statistic!
It’s perfectly understandable why disaster preparedness might not be a front-burner issue for most small business owners.
A recent American Red Cross survey funded by FedEx revealed that nearly half (49%) of small businesses do not have a disaster relief plan in place sh