Do you know what an economic development organization (EDO) should do first to help its small businesses after a disaster? What is the timing for such assistance? What are the critical factors that should be taken into account when ...[more]
The National Association of Workforce Development Boards recently released a paper on workforce development in the wake of disaster, entitled, "The Impact of Extreme Events on Business Organizations: Innovative Approaches to Managing Risk f...[more]
In the wake of natural disasters, local and regional economies are extremely vulnerable. Businesses can suffer costly damage, be cut off from supply lines, lose sales, and experience interrupted operations. In some cases, they may even be...[more]
On November 20th IEDC hosted a webinar on developing workforce training programs in disaster-impacted communities. A major disaster can disrupt market flows and impact local businesses in ways beyond the imagination. Either temporary bu...[more]
On October 28th, IEDC hosted a webinar on how local and state officials can effectively collaborate with federal agencies on economic and business recovery efforts following a major disaster. The federal government is a significant resourc...[more]
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