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Building Owners and Managers Association International

Security & Emergency Preparedness

Are You Prepared?

Matthew update.jpgPreparedness Month may be over, but a​re you prepared for Hurricane Matthew? Hurricane Matthew has the potential to be a significant threat to the East Coast, causing high winds, heavy rain, flooding, power outages and property damage.  BOMA has resources to help you and your building plan, prepare, and respond to hurricanes, like Matthew, and other natural and man-made emergencies. 

​State Updates

  • FL has issued voluntary evacuations, but anticipate that 8 of those counties will be made mandatory later this evening.
  • SC DOT has implemented contra-flow operations westbound both directions on I-26 from Columbia to Charleston. They have also restricted access on I-95 from the GA line to the NC line. The only interchange that is operational is at I-20.

U.S. Governement Updates

  • Motor carrier safety waivers of service are in place for vehicles responding to Matthew in FL, GA, SC, NC and VA.​

Hurricane Resources


BOMA Resources Help Keep You Prepared



BOMA's Emergency Preparedness Guidebook: The Property Professional’s Resource for Developing Emergency Plans for Natural and Human-Based Threats is the industry’s most up-to-date guide to help property professionals prepare for and respond to a broad range of potential threats. The guidebook walks the user step-by-step through the four phases of emergency management—mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery—to help ensure tenant safety and building security during emergency situations.

 Influenza Pandemic

Are you prepared to assist your tenants in preparing for or responding to a pandemic? BOMA's tenant brochure Pandemic Influenza: Are You Prepared? assists property professionals in communicating with tenants about the potential impacts associated with pandemic influenza, the importance of developing proper planning in the case of an outbreak and methods of implementing procedures to help individuals protect themselves.

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