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.


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

SBA now accepting requests for PPP partial-forgiveness reviews

Jul 29, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
The Small Business Administration said its Paycheck Protection Program platform can now accept borrower requests to review lenders’ partial forgiveness decisions.

New blog post spotlights post-pandemic payments trends

Mar 30, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA’s latest blog post explores three post-pandemic payments trends and what they mean for community banks.

FDIC rescinds pandemic-era Part 363 reporting relief

Mar 16, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
The FDIC rescinded guidance providing coronavirus-affected financial institutions extra time to file annual reports under Part 363 of the agency's regulations.

ICBA testifying next week on PPP

Mar 11, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA is scheduled to testify before Congress next week on community bank leadership in Paycheck Protection Program lending.

PPP borrowers may request reviews of partial forgiveness decisions

Feb 8, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
Paycheck Protection Program borrowers may request an SBA loan review of partial forgiveness decisions issued by their PPP lenders, according to a recent SBA procedural notice.

Supreme Court blocks employer vaccine mandate

Jan 14, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
The Supreme Court blocked the Biden administration’s vaccine-or-test mandate for private companies with 100 or more employees.