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 urges funding for rural development programs

Feb 23, 2021
ICBA and other groups called on House appropriators to ensure adequate funding for key USDA rural development programs in the next COVID bill.

Agencies announce relief for Texas winter storms

Feb 23, 2021
Federal and state agencies announced relief to institutions and taxpayers affected by this month's winter storms in Texas and other states.

FS-ISAC Coronavirus Update, Feb. 22, 2021

Feb 23, 2021
President Joe Biden on Monday criticized the Paycheck Protection Program because small businesses struggled to get loans that instead went to larger companies, and announced a 14-day exclusive loan program using PPP funds for businesses with under 20 employees to apply for financial assistance.