How Can Memphis Area Businesses Prepare for Natural Disasters?
September has been designated National Preparedness Month by FEMA. Is your business prepared for various types of natural disasters? With the remnants of Hurricane Harvey recently bringing flooding rains and the threat of tornadoes to the Memphis area, now is a great time to evaluate how prepared your business is for natural disasters. Use our infographic below to learn more about the most devastating storms the Memphis area has endured, along with resources on how to develop your emergency plans. The American Red Cross also recommends having a kit with the following items in an easy-to-find location:
- Flashlights with extra batteries
- Portable weather radio
- First aid kit
- Bottled water
- Non-perishable snacks
- Mess kits with paper cups, plates, paper towels, and plastic utensils.