A Step-by-Step Approach to Emergency Planning, Response and Recovery for Companies of All Sizes. A hurricane blasts through South Florida causing more than $25 billion in damages. A fire at a food processing plant results in 25 deaths, a company out of business and a small town devastated. A bombing in the World Trade Center results in six deaths, hundreds of injuries and the evacuation of 40,000 people. A blizzard shuts down much of the East Coast for days. More than 150 lives are lost and millions of dollars in damages incurred.