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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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Are you confident that your bank can quickly recover from any interruption? ICBA Corporate Members are ready to guarantee business continuity and resiliency in the face of any challenge.

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Natural Disaster News and Resources

FS-ISAC Coronavirus Update, April 13, 2021

Apr 13, 2021 | Coronavirus Update
The US reported an 8% rise in new cases to 490,000 last week, the fourth week in a row that infections have increased, according to a Reuters analysis of state and county data released Monday.

ICBA urges improvements to EIP delivery

Apr 9, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA and other groups recommended improvements to how the IRS issues Economic Impact Payments.

FS-ISAC Coronavirus Update, April 9, 2021

Apr 9, 2021 | Coronavirus Update
About a quarter of adults in the US - more than 66 million people - are now fully vaccinated against Covid-19, according to data published Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

IRS disburses another 25M EIPs

Apr 8, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
The IRS and Treasury Department said they are disbursing more than 25 million payments in the fourth batch of Economic Impact Payments under the American Rescue Plan.

FS-ISAC Coronavirus Update, April 8, 2021

Apr 8, 2021 | Coronavirus Update
The US is currently averaging 785 daily deaths over the last seven days - down 21% since last week, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University, and the country is reporting 64,766 average daily cases over the last week – which was down 3%.

FS-ISAC Coronavirus Update, April 7, 2021

Apr 7, 2021 | Coronavirus Update
Following a dip in daily case numbers due to Easter Sunday, when many states did not report coronavirus data, a Johns Hopkins University tracker shows the US recorded about 79,000 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, with the seven-day average currently at 64,600.