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 finalize call report threshold relief

Feb 22, 2021
Federal regulators issued final call report changes related to asset threshold relief given the impact of Paycheck Protection Program lending on bank balance sheets.

FS-ISAC Coronavirus Update, Feb. 18, 2021

Feb 19, 2021
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Thursday that a major stimulus package is necessary for the economy to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic even amid strong economic momentum to start 2021.

Community banks lead 2021 PPP lending

Feb 19, 2021
Insured depository institutions under $10 billion in assets in 2021 have approved more than 740,000 Paycheck Protection Program loans worth $60.7 billion, according to the latest SBA data issued this week.