​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​busressm.png​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Business Resiliency is evaluated by the sustained ability of community businesses to utilize available resources to survive, adapt, and grow in the face of change and uncertainty, whether caused by resource stresses, societal stresses, and/or acute events.

​​Are you prepared for the next crises? Does your business have an emergency plan? FEMA ​and RAND Corporation created tools to assist organizations​ develop a resiliency plan.  ​​​​


Building Resilient Regions (BRR)

BRR, a network affiliated with the Institute of Governmental Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, has assessed the resilience capacity of 361 U.S. metropolitan regions. 


IBHS' Business Continuity Toolkit 

Be proactive with this free toolkit plan. 

Get Alerted!


​​Ready Virginia app​ is available for emergency alerts.


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​VBAlert is the city's emergency alert and warning system​

 Business Resiliency

FEMAplan.gifBusiness resiliency is essential to the local economy, customers, and employees. FEMA prepared a 12-page booklet to guide businesses toward survival and recovery in times of crises.

FEMA created a collection of resources. 
​​engaged.jpgRAND's Engaged Toolkit to improve the role of nongovernmental organizations in Disaster Response and Recovery

ENGAGED Toolkit​

 Fast Facts