Resources

Small Business
Government
Topical Resource Vault
Best Practices and Lessons Learned

Small Business

PSEMA is committed to supporting our small business members by providing streamlined access to valuable online resources into one location across a variety of important emergency management topics.

Whether you are looking for information on how to prepare your business, increase employee awareness, develop a business continuity plan, or learn more about economic recovery protocols, PSEMA provides useful and credible information in one convenient location.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Small Business Preparedness Guide
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Small Business Disaster Recovery Quick Guide
U.S. Economic Development Administration Revolving Loan Program
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Small Business Continuity Plan
Small Business Development Centers Disaster Preparedness for Small Business
Small Business Development Centers Cybersecurity Basics for Small Business
Small Business Development Centers Cybersecurity Plans & Implementation for Small Business
U.S. Small Business Administration Prepare for Emergencies
U.S. Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loans
The World Bank Disaster Recovery Series Private Sector Participation in Disaster Recovery and Mitigation

Government

Government agencies provide a wide range of resources to the private sector to navigate disaster preparedness, response, and recovery. PSEMA provides members with streamlined access to these resources from agencies such as the Department of Homeland Security, FEMA, the Small Business Administration, IRS, Economic Development Administration, and Department of Agriculture.

U.S. Department of Agriculture Disaster Resource Center
U.S. Department of Agriculture Risk Management Agency
U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency Disaster Assistance Programs
Disaster Assistance Emergency Shelter Locator
Disaster Assistance Community Resource Locator
Disaster Assistance Forms of Disaster Assistance
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Disaster Assistance
U.S. Economic Development Administration
FEMA
FEMA Ready Program
FFMA Mobile Products
FEMA Portal to Search for Local Emergency Management Agency
U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance

Topical Resource Vault

PSEMA offers members exclusive content addressing a variety of relevant and important topics including extreme weather, supply chain interruptions, active threat management, and cybersecurity. PSEMA continually reviews new topical online resources and will post credible additions to this archive that address important member and industry emergency management topics.

FEMA Building Private-Public Partnerships (July 2021)
FEMA Fact Sheet: BEOC Quick Start Guidance for COVID-19 Response and Recovery (May 2020)

Supply Chain Resources

2022-2026 FEMA Strategic Plan
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Supply Chain Resilience Guide (April 2019)

Active Threat Management Resources

CISA Active Shooter Preparedness
CISA Security of Soft Targets and Crowded Places Resource Guide
CISA Bomb Threat Prevention Toolkit
FBI Making Prevention a Reality: Identifying, Assessing, and Managing the Threat of Targeted Attacks
FBI Active Shooter Resources
FBI Active Shooter Incidents in the United States in 2021
“Planning and Responding to an Active Shooter”

Cyber Security Resources

All organizations should report incidents and anomalous activity to CISA 24/7 Operations Center at (888) 282-0870 or the FBI’s 24/7 CYWatch at (855) 292-3937 or CyWatch@fbi.gov.

CISA Secure Tomorrow Series Toolkit

An interactive & thought-provoking online tool designed to assist stakeholders across the critical infrastructure community to self-facilitate and conduct preparation and drill activities.

CISA Shield Up
CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities
Small Business Development Centers Cybersecurity Basics for Small Business
Small Business Development Centers Cybersecurity Plans & Implementation for Small Business

Weather Resources

“NOAA and communities to map heat inequities in 14 U.S. cities and counties”
NOAA Weather Prediction Center 
U.S. Drought Monitor
“FEMA Flood Map Service Center”
U.S. Small Business Administration Earthquake Preparedness
U.S. Small Business Administration Floods Preparedness
U.S. Small Business Administration Hurricanes Preparedness
U.S. Small Business Administration Tornadoes Preparedness
U.S. Small Business Administration Wildfires Preparedness
U.S. Small Business Administration Winter Weather Preparedness

Wildfire Resources

EPA Air Now (Tool for Air Quality in the United States)
National Fire Protection Association
NOAA National Weather Service Debris Flow Program
National Weather Service Air Quality Forecast Guidance

Best Practices and Lessons Learned

Business Civic Leadership Center 2009 Controlling Our Destiny Proactive Steps for Resilient Communities
Cato Institute 2021 Privatizing Disaster Relief
Center for Naval Analyses (CNA) report Supply Chain Resilience and the 2017 Hurricane Season (October 2018)
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation 2012 The Role of Business in Disaster Response