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

Agencies propose private flood insurance Q&As

Mar 12, 2021
Federal regulators requested comments on 24 proposed interagency questions and answers regarding private flood insurance.

New round of EIPs starts today

Mar 12, 2021
The IRS said it will begin distributing the third round of Economic Impact Payments today, with an effective entry date of this Wednesday, March 17.

Congress approves stimulus plan

Mar 11, 2021
ICBA released a summary of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act (H.R. 1319), which Congress passed and President Joe Biden is expected to sign into law soon.