Following a disaster, 90% of smaller companies fail within a year unless they can resume operations within 5 days.
Charleston has been susceptible to such disasters in the past. Disaster preparedness for businesses is a key issue for the City of Charleston because it provides the infrastructure for maintaining critical services and expediting recovery in the face of these events.
Below you will find resources to help your business prepare and recover from a disaster.
Find general disaster assistance for businesses here.
Register your business with SAM (System for Award Management) to be eligible for disaster relief contrasting opportunities here.
The Governor of South Carolina has approved into law a new measure that provides a system for post-disaster reentry certification for businesses and organizations that assist in the restoration of utilities and other services.