Is Your Small Business Prepared for Emergencies?

The October 2022 issue of the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) Bulletin included a list of actions for small businesses to take to prepare for large-scale disasters. The article was written by Francisco Sanchez, Associate Administrator for the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) and Dolores Rowen, SBA Public Affairs Specialist. Sanchez and Rowen … More Is Your Small Business Prepared for Emergencies?

Climate and Major Disasters: Lessons from an Emergency Management Expert

In an October article for the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) Bulletin, Eric Holdeman, senior fellow at Emergency Management Magazine, addressed the relationship between climate and large-scale disasters. Holdeman writes, “Most major disasters are weather-related. Climate change is making these disasters more frequent and much more destructive.” He adds, “The biggest problem we have … More Climate and Major Disasters: Lessons from an Emergency Management Expert

Support Preparedness and BP with Your Holiday Gift Shopping

This year, give your loved ones the gift of preparedness, which is the very best way of showing you care. Even better, make sure your gift helps support everyone’s favorite emergency preparedness organization, BP. Prep Education Send your favorite people the links to our BP checklist page, any or all of the City of Bainbridge … More Support Preparedness and BP with Your Holiday Gift Shopping

For Thanksgiving, Add a Little Prep to Your Potatoes

One thing we have to be thankful for is that we live in a community that is actively preparing for emergencies. In fact, Bainbridge Prepares with its partners, the City and the Fire Department, was just named the national Emergency Management Voluntary Organization of the Year by the International Association of Emergency Managers. That’s a … More For Thanksgiving, Add a Little Prep to Your Potatoes