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

SBA issues new loan program guidance

Feb 16, 2021
The SBA on Friday night issued two notices on its lending programs. Further PPP information and resources are available on the SBA and Treasury sites and ICBA's PPP and EIP News page.

FS-ISAC Coronavirus Update, Feb. 12, 2021

Feb 12, 2021
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday that schools can safely open as long as a range of precautions are in place, offering a comprehensive and science-based road map for a return to classrooms.

FS-ISAC Coronavirus Update, Feb. 9, 2021

Feb 10, 2021
In this latest update from FS-ISAC, experts warn the U.S. could be in the calm before the storm ahead of another possible surge in Covid-19 cases fueled by variants, and urge local and state leaders not to ditch their safety measures and restrictions.