Establishing a plan that addresses your business’s needs immediately before, during and after a disaster could be the key to keeping employees safe, protecting your building and staying operational. No matter what kind of emergency you face, having guidelines in place today can be a small step that streamlines your recovery tomorrow.

Hardware Retailing compiled information from a variety of sources, including the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Red Cross and tips from retailers who have faced disaster head-on. Download this checklist for reference and read below to learn more information about small business disaster recovery. If you still have questions about how to safeguard your operation, visit the Department of Homeland Security’s emergency preparedness website,

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