Disaster recovery services are constantly developing new ways to approach their work. From drying out flooded buildings to eliminating mildew and mold growth, there is always some new way to go about disaster recovery. Documents must be recovered, buildings must be cleaned and safety must be ensured before a company can return to “business as usual” following a disaster. But just how those steps are carried out depends on current technology. Below, we’ve listed five of the most exciting technologies to become available to disaster recovery services in 2012.
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It’s interesting that amid all of the chatter about the world ending in 2012, the rate of natural disasters on our planet has noticeably increased. According to the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters, there were 385 such disasters from 2000-2009 – a 67 percent increase over the previous decade, and a 233 percent increase over the 1980s.
In a press release today, FEMA announced that Kentucky business owners directly affected by the April 22 to May 20 storms, tornadoes and floods might be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA). The DUA is a special unemployment compensation program for those who do not qualify for standard unemployment assistance through their state.