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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA): Disaster Assistance

The SBA provides various types of loans for businesses of all sizes and homeowners and renters in the event of a disaster. This includes physical disaster loans, economic injury loans, military reservists’ loans and home and personal property loans. We’ll review how to prepare for a disaster and the process of applying for assistance should you need it. Included is contact information for our field offices, customer service center and process and disbursement center.

Please Note: To obtain Disaster Loan program information or to receive a status update on your disaster loan request, please call SBA customer service line at 1-800-659-2955 from 8AM to 9PM(EST), Mon – Fri, or email SBA at

Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Assistance

It’s the subject that no one wants to think about until it’s too late: a disaster. Would you be prepared if a disaster were to strike your business? This section provides important information you need before a disaster hits, and tips for what you can do if you are the unfortunate victim.

Disaster Assistance

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Disaster Planning

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Disaster Cleanup

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Disaster Recovery Plan

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