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Monday, 12 August 2019 21:17

Why Print and Mail Must be Part of Your BC/DR Plan

Written by  MICHAEL HENRY

In May, NOAA released its predictions for the 2019 hurricane season. Central Pacific storms were predicted to be above normal activity, while Atlantic storms were predicted to be near normal. Of course, the definition of normal does not suggest anyone should rest easy. In fact, the NOAA prediction for the central Pacific area said this: “There is a 70 percent chance of above-normal tropical cyclone activity during the central Pacific hurricane season this year. The 2019 outlook also indicates a 20 percent chance of a near-normal season and only a 10 percent chance of a below-normal season.” Even for those who don’t have to worry about hurricanes, the season still brings tornadoes, wildfires, flooding, and other natural disasters. “Normal” seems to have taken on new meaning in recent years with weather events and other natural disasters (e.g. earthquakes, volcanoes, etc.) touching more people in more places for longer periods. Recent earnings