Houston and Hurricane Harvey: The Role of Businesses in Community Recovery

This brief is based on a Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance Post Event Review Capability (PERC) study analyzing the 2017 flooding in Houston following Hurricane Harvey. This document, and companion brief Why Small Businesses Should Invest in Preparedness, have been produced as summary pieces of key lessons learned regarding the role of businesses and business preparedness in protecting livelihoods and supporting community recovery following disaster events.

The Role Of Businesses in Community Reco


Norton, R., Venkateswarn, K., and MacClune, K. (2018). The Role of Businesses in Community Recovery. Zurich, Switzerland: Zurich Insurance Company Ltd.

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