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Ready or not: Red Cross working to encourage disaster planning in businesses

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FARGO - A tornado damages your manufacturing facility. A flu outbreak waylays half of your workforce. A train derailment leads to an evacuation of your community.


How will your business respond? Could it recover?

Up to 40 percent of businesses fail following a natural or manmade disaster, according to statistics cited by the American Red Cross.

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Sherri Richards
Sherri Richards has worked for The Forum since 2002. She is the features and business editor, overseeing Variety, SheSays, Farmers' Forum, the daily Business pages and Saturday Business section.     Have a comment to share about a story? Letters to the editor should include author’s name, address and phone number. Generally, letters should be no longer than 250 words. All letters are subject to editing. Send to
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