WASHINGTON — Steven Preston, administrator of the Small Business Administration,briefed congressional leaders on the agency's new Disaster Recovery Plan on Tuesday.

The plan, which was delivered to Congress on June 1–the beginning of hurricane season–focuses on the agency's strategy for rapidly ramping its capacity in response to large scale disasters. It contains five guiding principles:

1) Based on process improvement and lessons learned, SBA has an improved organizational infrastructure to respond to catastrophic disaster events swiftly and effectively.

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