Tsunamis are destructive beyond measure. Their negative impact on economic activity usually runs into billions of dollars. Businesses are often ruined and never reopen. However, those that plan and have the foresight to do so can pick up pieces and start over.
Two years after tsunami, Japan’s small business owners stuck in limbo – The Christian Science Monitor, March 2013
The following shows the dollar amount of the damage by sector in Indonesia alone (source http://cmsdata.iucn.org)((10,000 Rupiah = 0.75 dollar)
The above shows that industry damage was over $40 million and losses were over $150 million. This is an area that is not industry and business intensive. Is your business prepared? Do you have a plan?