Resources in Georgia
Business Executives for National Security (BENS)
BENS is a nationwide, non-partisan organization through which senior business executives can help enhance the nation's security. BENS members use their business experience to drive their agenda, deliver their message to decision makers and make certain that the changes they propose are put into practice.
191 Peachtree Street, NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30303-1924
The Clean Air Campaign®
The Clean Air Campaign is a non-profit Georgia-based organization dedicated to motivate Georgians to take action to improve air quality and reduce traffic congestion. The organization offers free assistance with worksite assessment to help businesses design programs that will provide the greatest commute benefit to employers and employees. Programs include telework options that focus on increased productivity and business continuity in the event of a large-scale disaster.
55 Park Place, NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
The American Red Cross responds to more than 70,000 disasters, including hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, hazardous materials spills, transportation accidents, explosions, and other natural and man-made disasters. The Red Cross disaster relief focuses on meeting immediate emergency disaster-caused needs. When a disaster threatens or strikes, the Red Cross provides shelter, food, and health and mental health services to address basic human needs.
Georgia has chapters in, Albany, Americus, Augusta, Statesboro, Dalton, Athens, Brunswick, Warner Robins, Macon, Metro Atlanta, Rome, Savannah, Tifton, Thomaston, and Valdosta.
For contact information visit www.redcross.org/.
Small Business Administration
SBA provides low interest disaster loans to homeowners, renters, businesses of all sizes and private, non-profit organizations to repair or replace real estate, personal property, machinery & equipment, inventory and business assets that have been damaged or destroyed in a declared disaster.
For more information visit www.sba.gov/disasterassistance.
The Institute for Business and Home Safety
The Institute for Business & Home Safety’s mission is to reduce the social and economic effects of natural disasters and other property losses by conducting research and advocating improved construction, maintenance and preparation practices.
For more information visit www.disastersafety.org.