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New York Medical College helping businesses prepare for disasters

Many businesses aren't properly prepared for dealing with a disaster, Dr. David S. Markenson, the director of the Center for Disaster Medicine at New York Medical College in Valhalla, told the Business Journal.

Disaster grant targets entrepreneurs

A nonprofit agency will use a federal Hurricane Sandy relief grant to increase its services for small business owners.

Catching up after Sandy, and girding for the next

As Westchester businesses continue their recovery, New York prepares to better handle the next natural disaster.

FEMA opens Rockland center

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has added a Rockland County location to its disaster recovery centers in the metropolitan area.

Closed businesses could storm insurers with claims

Business interruptions from power outages and other hurricane effects could account for about one-third of total insurance losses in the disaster.

Feds beef up disaster aid

Federal agencies have expanded the scope of funding for governments in the disaster area, including a $27.8 million grant to hire unemployed workers for the recovery.

From the garage to the cloud

A year after Tropical Storm Irene, many small businesses still lack adequate systems to back up and access information.