Business Continuity Plans for Disaster Response
Alonso, Felipe, Boucher, John, The CPA Journal
The devastating human and fiscal effects of the September 11 World Trade Center disaster extend far beyond New York City's financial district:
* The airline industry-crippled by a temporary shutdown of U.S. airspace, heightened security, and plunging ticket sales-is suffering significant losses.
* The insurance industry may be facing the largest loss in its history, topping even Hurricane Andrew, which in 1992 cost the industry almost $20 billion.
The events of September 11 have forced CEOs to revisit their preparations for business continuity: the measures an organization takes to operate as normally as possible after a natural or …
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Publication information: Article title: Business Continuity Plans for Disaster Response. Contributors: Alonso, Felipe - Author, Boucher, John - Author. Magazine title: The CPA Journal. Volume: 71. Issue: 11 Publication date: November 2001. Page number: 60. © New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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