Posted by: Dan Stoneking, Director, Private Sector Division
Getting prepared for spring flooding is one of the topics driving our attention this time of year. In previous blog posts, we’ve highlighted two approaches to getting prepared - learning from past disasters and sharing your preparedness tips with your neighbor.
While many preparedness tips focus on individuals taking action, businesses also play a vital role in helping an affected community come back to full strength after a disaster.
One way businesses (as well as residents) can protect their property from the financial damages of flooding is by purchasing flood insurance. See this couple’s story to learn how flood insurance helped their business come back faster after a flood:
Protecting your business’s assets with flood insurance is one part of getting prepared - employees can use tips on Ready.gov to make their family emergency plan and build their emergency kit, so they can return to normalcy faster as well.
Has your business seen the benefit of flood insurance? Share your story below.
- For more information on commercial and residential flood insurance, visit FloodSmart.gov.
- For more information on getting your business prepared before a disaster strikes, visit Ready.gov/Business.