Helpful information if you have been affected by Hurricane Harvey
To Our Local Community,
Along with Harris County, we are here to help those impacted by the storm. The information below is extremely helpful if you have been affected or know someone who has been affected by Hurricane Harvey.
Useful Links and Info:
HOW DO I FILE FOR DISASTER LOANS?
FIRST - contact FEMA at their website:WWW.DISASTERASSISTANCE.GOV or call at 1-800-621-3362. 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. 24/7
SECOND - File for an SBA disaster loan at https://disasterloan.sba.govor 1 800 659 2955
·BUSINESSES OF ANY SIZE and non-profit organizations can
apply for property damage loans up to $2M
·SMALL BUSINESSES can apply for Economic Injury loans that
provide up to $2M of working capital to generally assist with recovery
o Non-profit interest rates 2.5%
o Business loans 3.305% to 6.601%
HOW CAN I APPLY FOR A DISASTER RELIEF JOB WITH FEMA OR SBA?
·Specifically SBA Disaster:
oSBA Office of Disaster Assistance job information is at
https://www.sba.gov/.../disaster-loans/office-disaster-assist... (or just google "sba disaster jobs" and be sure the link is at sba.gov)
o You can also email ODAHireMe@sba.gov or phone at 1-866-407-7795
· Specially FEMA:
o Go to https://careers.fema.gov/hurricane-harvey to apply
HOW CAN I VOLUNTEER TO HELP WITH THE DISASTER?
There are many organizations seeking volunteers, and chief among them is the Red Cross, www.redcross.org