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

PPP small borrower window opens, other reforms effective next week

Feb 25, 2021
One of the Biden administration's Paycheck Protection Program reforms announced earlier this week started yesterday, with the rest set to be implemented next week.

FinCEN issues advisory on EIP fraud

Feb 25, 2021
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network issued an advisory to alert financial institutions to fraud and other financial crimes related to Economic Impact Payments.

ICBA urges garnishment exemption for EIPs

Feb 24, 2021
ICBA and other groups urged Congress to include language in the next stimulus package exempting the third round of Economic Impact Payments from garnishment.