Construction after the disaster

|  December 08, 2008 |

This study compares the natural disaster response strategies of FEMA and Wal-Mart. Guess who comes out on top? If you’re a contractor, it’s a must read. After police and rescue squads, contractors are often next on the scene after a flood, fire, earthquake, hurricane or tornado.  At Equipment World some of our favorite contractor/natural disaster stories include Brad Allen, who loaded up the trucks and drove his crews down to the Gulf Coast just hours after Katrina hit, and Phyllis Adams, who built a business on storm clean up.

Knowing how Wal-Mart prepares for disaster will not only protect your people and property against losses, but help position you to help your customers recover and bring new business into your fold.

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