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.
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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.
Again the headline reads, “Deadliest Mass Shooting in U.S. History.” These pointless acts continue to uproot our sense of security and cause collective traumatic stress within communities.
When disaster strikes, the business community steps up. To date, corporate contributions for Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma relief and recovery efforts have exceeded $222 million.