Webinar: Preparing Your Business for a Hurricane
The 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season is upon us, have you begun making preparations to ensure your business is ready for a storm? It is vital that businesses ensure that they are properly prepared for the season in order to lessen the duration of time they are not operational for after the passing of a storm.
The BVICCHA and the BVI Red Cross will be facilitating a 20-minute webinar that will discuss 9 steps that business owners should take when preparing their business for the potential impact of storm. Listed below are the points for this discussion:
- Develop and discuss your plan
- Monitor the weather
- Check on your insurance
- Backup your data and files off-site
- Ensure your premises is secured
- Meet with staff to ensure individual preparations are made
- Implement an effective communications strategy
- Identifying options to continue operations
- Expect the unexpected
The presenters are:
Ms. Stacy Lloyd a certified Professional in Human Resource Management (PHR), a Certified Business Continuity Professional (BCRP), and a Certified Professional with the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM-CP) and has a Master’s degree in Organisational Management with a concentration in Human Resource Management. She currently serves as the Director of the British Virgin Islands Red Cross Branch of the British Red Cross.
Ms. Kristi Creque a Disaster Management professional, with experience in Project Management and Technical Planning and extensive knowledge in Geographic Information Systems and working within bureaucratic and social contexts. Kristi has a Bachelor’s degree in Emergency Administration and Management and has been designated as an Associate Emergency Manager (AEM©) by the International Association of Emergency Managers. She currently serves as the Disaster Management Officer for the British Virgin Islands Red Cross Branch of the British Red Cross.
The Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is the world’s oldest and largest, global humanitarian network. We save lives, prevent and reduce suffering, increase wellbeing and build resilience. At its core the British Virgin Islands Red Cross is a crisis preparedness, response and recovery humanitarian organization.