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

OSHA developing standards for employer vaccine mandate

Sep 13, 2021
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is expected to release new standards following President Joe Biden’s executive order requiring COVID-19 vaccination and testing for private employers with 100 or more employees.

ICBA issues position paper on climate change regulation

Sep 9, 2021
ICBA released a new position paper on the potential impact of new climate change regulations on community banks.

ICBA testifies on need for simple PPP forgiveness

Sep 2, 2021
ICBA told Congress that the Paycheck Protection Program needs a simple, easy-to-use forgiveness process to ensure the program works as intended for small-business borrowers.