Disaster preparedness

ICC presents business recommendations to facilitate humanitarian relief shipments

ICC presents business recommendations to facilitate humanitarian relief shipments

ICC has released business recommendations to facilitate border processes and the customs clearance of essential humanitarian relief shipments. The recommendations were introduced this week as part of the Humanitarian Networks and Partnership Week 2019 (HNPW), hosted by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

Chambers take lead to help prepare businesses for the next big disaster

Chambers take lead to help prepare businesses for the next big disaster

In recent months, the world has been hit with an unprecedented number of hurricanes, earthquakes and wildfires—each leaving behind devastating destruction and havoc in their wake. Observing the United Nation’s International Day for Disaster Reduction, we take a look at how chambers of commerce are working to raise awareness of the importance of disaster prevention and protection, and efforts to reduce the number of businesses adversely affected.