Washington Business Report Aug. 28, 2011

ABC7’s Rebecca Cooper leads a discussion on emergency preparedness.

An earthquake and a hurricane hit the Washington region in the same week.

What better hint do we need that it would be a good idea for businesses to come up with plans to handle these emergencies and more.

Jim Dinegar of the Greater Washington Board of Trade says businesses should plan for disruptions or damage to their operations.

And Bob Rusboldt of Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America says businesses need to understand that all policies don’t provide seamless coverage against earthquakes, hurricanes or terrorism.