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

FS-ISAC Coronavirus Update, Jan. 21, 2021

Jan 21, 2021
The U.S. reported 4,409 COVID-related deaths on Wednesday, the highest number of daily fatalities on record, according to this latest coronavirus update from FS-ISAC.

PPP resources available directly from SBA

Jan 21, 2021
Community bankers have reported problems with NewsWatch Today links to the SBA's Paycheck Protection Program resources, including application forms and rules.

FS-ISAC Coronavirus Update, Jan. 20, 2021

Jan 20, 2021
The vaccine developed by Pfizer-BioNTech is likely to be just as effective against the highly transmissible strain of the coronavirus that was first discovered in the United Kingdom, according to more extensive analysis released Wednesday by the two companies.