Crisis Preparedness

Find the latest news, FAQs, agency responses, media resources, and information on hurricane preparedness, industry responses to the coronavirus pandemic, PPP lending and much more here.

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COVID-19 Response

ICBA has been working around the clock to ensure critical measures and resources are available to help community banks support the coronavirus response.

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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 internal and external 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

ICBA Thanks President for Signing PPP Extension

Mar 30, 2021
The Independent Community Bankers of America today thanked President Joe Biden for signing into law ICBA-advocated legislation to extend the Paycheck Protection Program ahead of its March 31 expiration.

IRS: PPE is tax deductible

Mar 29, 2021
The Internal Revenue Service clarified that the purchase of personal protective equipment, such as masks, hand sanitizer and sanitizing wipes, for the primary purpose of preventing the spread of COVID-19 are deductible medical expenses.

FS-ISAC Coronavirus Update, March 26, 2021

Mar 26, 2021
Covid cases in the US are rising again, reversing course after months of decline and threatening another setback in the return to normality, with the seven-day average of new cases jumping to 57,695 Wednesday - 9.5% above the prior week.