A business continuity program allows for important business activities to continue when faced with a crisis. Emergency management programs (also known as emergency preparedness, emergency response, and disaster recovery) and business continuity programs can be paired together. Employees and/or owners can meet and develop, edit, and update plans that are about common areas of interest .
These links are useful resources for tips on how to develop a business continuity plan:
 Halsne J. Integrating business continuity, emergency preparedness and emergency response: How these seemingly different disciplines can come together to make a comprehensive integrated programme. Journal of Business Continuity & Emergency Planning. 2014;8(14):307-316.