Preparing your business for natural disasters

The best way for your business to cope with a natural disaster is to have a plan before it strikes. Time and clear thinking are luxuries in an emergency situation, which is why it is so important to be prepared.

Getting your business ready for a natural disaster includes such tasks as developing an emergency plan for your business, organising proper insurance and training your staff in first aid and evacuation procedures.

This guide contains useful information to help your business prepare for a natural disaster, as well as individual checklists for specific natural disasters.

As you read each checklist you can click 'Yes' or 'No' to assess whether you're prepared for the disaster, and find out what your business needs to do.