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 testifies: Don't leave PPP applicants stranded

Mar 11, 2021
The approaching Paycheck Protection Program expiration date should not leave small businesses or nonprofits stranded, ICBA community banker Alice P. Frazier told the House Small Business Committee

FS-ISAC Coronavirus Update, March 11, 2021

Mar 11, 2021
President Joe Biden announced he is directing the Department of Health and Human Services to purchase an additional 100 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine. With that, the country is now on track to have enough vaccine for every adult by the end of May.

ICBA to Congress: Don't Leave PPP Applicants Stranded

Mar 10, 2021
The approaching Paycheck Protection Program expiration date should not leave small businesses or nonprofits stranded, the Independent Community Bankers of America today told Congress.