Communication is always compromised in a post-disaster situation. A breakdown in communication is cited as one of the most difficult barriers to overcome for the business community after a disaster has impacted their community. Browse these resources to learn more about communication pre and post-disaster.
Check out this page on developing a communication strategy.
IEDC is proud to announce the release of a revised Leadership in a Time of Crisis toolkit. The toolkit was developed by IEDC with nationwide input and funded in part by grants from the U.S…. …more
The Disaster Resource Guide is a source for crisis/emergency management and business continuity information. The GUIDE (2009/2010) features “Plans and Exercises to Build a Timely Communi… …more
IEDC with support from BCLC sent a team of panel experts to assist Galveston, Texas in their economic recovery from Hurricane Ike in 2008. The team developed this report in January, 2009, Ga… …more
IEDC held a webinar December 11, 2014 titled ‘Open for Business’: Crisis Communication. Post-disaster communication is critical to ensure that your region’s economy is not hindered by neg… …more
On September 17, 2013, IEDC hosted a webinar on How to Communicate Effectively Before and After a Crisis with Kirstie Smith, Communications Director for the Joplin Chamber of Commerce, and P… …more
IEDC hosted a webinar featuring two organizations serving on the ground in economic recovery efforts following major disasters: 1) an EF-5 tornado which touched down in May 2011, devastating 1/3 of Joplin, Missouri and 2) Jefferson Parish (next to New Orleans) which was completely flooded by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. …more