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

Fed extends rule allowing PPP loans to directors

Feb 10, 2021
The Federal Reserve Board again extended its rule allowing certain bank directors and shareholders to apply to their banks for Paycheck Protection Program loans for their small businesses.

Smaller lenders continue leading PPP lending

Feb 10, 2021
Insured depository institutions under $10 billion in assets in 2021 have approved more than 608,000 Paycheck Protection Program loans worth $39.4 billion, according to the latest SBA data.

SBA begins EIDL repayments today

Feb 9, 2021
The SBA today will begin remitting reconciliation payments for Paycheck Protection Program loans with a forgiveness payment that was reduced by the amount of an Economic Injury Disaster Loan advance.