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Business Disaster Preparedness

Hurricane Information (pre and post) for Businesses

Before a Hurricane

The City of Coral Gables has preparedness plan for hurricanes and so should our businesses and workers. Be STORM READY... for helpful business preparation information and a checklist, click here .

After a Hurricane

Businesses Seeking Assistance : The Department of Economic Opportunity encourages you to complete the damage assessment survey . The survey assists the State with determining which resources should be deployed to properly assist businesses following the storm; the information shared on this survey will determine the amount allocated for Bridge Loans in Miami-Dade.

Once the damage is determined, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will make the Bridge Loan application form available online to local businesses. Additional information can be found at .

Business Disaster Recovery Workshop : The City of Coral Gables, Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, Small Business Administration and the Small Business Development Center partnered to provide businesses information on disaster loans to help with recovery from Hurricane Irma.
Click here to view a recording of the workshop.

Helpful Links

SBDC , Small Business Development Center

SBA , Small Business Administration