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USDA Sign-Up Date for Farmer & Rancher Disaster Assistance Programs

Date: Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Source:  USDA.gov

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that farmers and ranchers can sign-up for disaster assistance programs, reestablished and strengthened by the 2014 Farm Bill, beginning Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Quick implementation of the programs has been a top priority for USDA.

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Disaster Assistance for Renters affected by Texas Wildfires

Date: Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Source:  FEMA.gov

State and federal emergency management officials have three important messages for renters who lost their homes or personal property as a result of the recent Texas wildfires: Register, register, register!

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How to Register for Disaster Assistance after Texas Wildfires

Date: Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

Source:  FEMA.gov

People in Bastrop County, Texas, affected by the recent wildfires are urged to take advantage of three easy ways to register for federal disaster assistance; you may be eligible for aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

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Financial Security: Money Management in Times of Disaster

Date: Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Source:  eXtension

Fact sheets and guides to help you prepare and recover financially from a disaster such as a tornado, flood or hurricane.

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Disaster Assistance for Small Business

Date: Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

Source:  U.S. Small Business Administration

SBA provides low interest disaster loans to homeowners, renters, businesses of all sizes and private, non-profit organizations to repair or replace real estate, personal property, machinery & equipment, inventory and business assets that have been damaged or destroyed in a declared disaster.

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FEMA Launches New Disaster Application Website

Date: Monday, January 5th, 2009

Source:  FEMA


The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced the launch of the first phase of DisasterAssistance.gov, a new, easy-to-use web site that consolidates information about forms of disaster assistance in one place. Individuals in need of assistance following a presidentially declared disaster designated for individual assistance will now be able to go to www.DisasterAssistance.gov if they wish to register online for assistance with FEMA and other federal agencies.

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Less than Two Weeks Left To Apply For Disaster Assistance

Date: Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Source(s): FEMA

Only two weeks remain for homeowners, renters, and business owners who suffered damages from Hurricane Ike and live in one of the 34 counties designated for federal and state assistance to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

State and federal officials are urging anyone who still needs to register to do so before the registration deadline of Nov. 12.

“The deadline is only two weeks away and we don’t want anyone with disaster damages to miss this opportunity for assistance,” said State Coordinating Officer Joan Haun. “Register, get into the FEMA system and let’s find out what you are eligible for.”

There are two ways to register: log on to www.fema.gov or call FEMA’s toll free number, 1-800-621-3362, or TTY 1-800-462-7585 for the hearing impaired. Both numbers are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, until further notice. Residents should register only once; duplicate registrations may cause delays in the delivery of assistance.

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FEMA: How to Apply for Disaster Assistance

Date: Friday, October 24th, 2008

Source(s): FEMA

View the steps to apply for disaster assistance outlined by FEMA.

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Completing SBA Loan Application Is The Key To Full Texas Disaster Assistance

Date: Sunday, October 12th, 2008

Source(s): FEMA

Texans who suffered damages or losses from Hurricane Ike and received a loan application from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are urged to complete and return the application. Doing so will ensure the applicants are considered for the full range of disaster assistance that may be available to them.

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Texas Ike Update: $110 Million in Disaster Assistance Approved

Date: Friday, October 10th, 2008

Source(s): FEMA

Three weeks after Hurricane Ike made landfall, Texans whose lives were interrupted – and in many cases uprooted – are using a variety of state and federal resources to help them regain control of their lives and carry on with their recovery.

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