Disaster-Ready Business Toolkit
The Pacific Region is at risk of many hazards that can become disasters. If you are prepared this will help keep your business open after disaster strikes while also making sure your staff and their families are safe.
Find out how you can reduce risk, be ready, respond accordingly and recover quickly from any disaster as a business through the Disaster-Ready Business Toolkit.
If you are a private sector organisation, chamber of commerce, business council and/or a disaster management office from the region, you can maximise and customise this toolkit to suit your country-specific needs. You can download a manual that includes some basic instructions on how best to use the toolkit as well as a Facebook content plan, radio messages and text messages that you can translate and/or use immediately as part of an awareness campaign in your country.
- Business Continuity Plan (BCP) Template - Download this free, easy-to-use Business Continuity Plan template and create one yourself using our quick 12-step guide. You can complete your plan in 12 minutes and immediately put it into action.
- Business is critical for disaster recovery - Disaster is everyone’s business. Businesses and governments can combine resources and expertise for the community’s rapid response to disaster recovery.
- Staying in touch and informed - Businesses that are connected, informed and adaptable to change are the ones more likely to survive a disaster.
Disaster-proof your business. 12 easy steps. - Disaster-proof your business with these 12 easy steps. Download our free, easy-to-use Business Continuity Plan template at pipso.org.fj/stayopen and create one yourself using this quick 12-step guide.
Has your business planned for a disaster? - Disasters can strike at any time, and just when you think something will never happen to you, it does.
Types of disasters - The Pacific Region is at risk of many hazards that can become disasters. If you are prepared, this will help keep your business open after disaster strikes while also making sure your staff and their families are safe.
About the preparation of this toolkit
This toolkit has been prepared with the combined resources and expertise of people from different organisations. It is brought to you by The Building Safety and Resilience in the Pacific Project (BSRP), implemented by the Pacific Community’s Geoscience Division (GSD), in collaboration with the Pacific Islands Private Sector Organisation (PIPSO) and the Fiji Business Disaster Resilience Council (FBDRC).
Content and funding partners: The European Union (EU), African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) and United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR).
Wellington Region Emergency Management Office (WREMO) provided content assistance. Numerous business-owners and entrepreneurs from around the Pacific participated in testing of the toolkit and provided feedback. The Greenhouse Studio designed the materials for this toolkit.
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