Crisis Preparedness

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Hurricane Preparedness

We've consolidated information from local areas affected by the hurricane season, as well as national resources to help community banks stay prepared this season.

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Consumer & Business Response

View our collection of tips and tricks to help consumers and local businesses prepare for local disasters, get the latest news regarding community bank crisis response and more.

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Operational Risk

Operational Risk includes risks such as cyber, data and physical security, natural disasters, pandemics or other forces that should be addressed in a community bank's disaster recovery, business continuity, incident response, or pandemic plans.

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Natural Disaster News and Resources

FS-ISAC Coronavirus Update, April 28, 2021

Apr 28, 2021 | Coronavirus Update
After a worrisome uptick in Covid-19 cases in the US in recent weeks, there are encouraging signs that the situation is beginning to stabilize, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

SBA reopens shuttered venue grant program

Apr 26, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
The SBA reopened the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant application portal after technology issues scuttled its April 8 launch.

Lawmakers seek SBA feedback on PPP backlog

Apr 20, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
A group of House Republicans asked the SBA for information on its backlog of Paycheck Protection Program loan-forgiveness applications.

ICBA: Climate risk study should preserve housing stability

Apr 20, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Home Loan Banks should take steps to better understand and mitigate climate-related risks in their portfolios without disrupting the housing finance system, ICBA told the Federal Housing Finance Agency.

FS-ISAC Coronavirus Update, April 20, 2021

Apr 20, 2021 | Coronavirus Update
Nearly 212 million doses of vaccine have been administered in the US for an average of 3 million shots a day, despite a pause in delivering Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine, according to data published Monday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

FDIC launches campaign promoting financial inclusion

Apr 16, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
The FDIC launched a public awareness campaign supporting financial empowerment to educate consumers about the benefits of opening a bank account to gain access to safe, low-cost financial products.