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


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 oversees and writes for the Business section. She pens a weekly personal finance column, and is also a Parenting Perspectives columnist for the Variety 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 letters@forumcomm.com
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