INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The state/federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in White and Pulaski Counties will close on Friday, May 22 at 5 p.m., reopening Tuesday, May 26 as U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Centers (DLOCs) in the same locations. The DLOCs will be open until further notice: Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturdays from 9 am. to 1 p.m.; closed on Sundays.
623 W.11th St.
Emergency Manager's Office
315 N. Illinois Ave.
The SBA offers low-interest disaster loans to homeowners, renters, businesses of all sizes and private non-profit organizations. These loans are to repair or replace homes or personal property and to assist businesses recover from the severe storms and flooding.
Applicants can continue to reach federal recovery experts by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 1-800-462-7585 for the speech- and hearing-impaired. The FEMA registration/helpline numbers are operational everyday from 7 a.m. to 1 a.m. (EDT), seven days a week. On-line registration is available at www.disasterassistance.gov., 24 hours a day, seven days a week
June 22, 2009 is the last day applications will be accepted for Individual Assistance. Loan applications to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for disaster-related losses to real and personal property also must be submitted by that date. Tell your neighbor.
Federal and state officials urge homeowners, renters and businesses affected by the severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding March 8 - 14, to apply immediately by calling 1-800-621-FEMA or for those with hearing or visual impairments call TTY 1-800-462-7585. For more information about SBA, call the SBA Customer Service Center from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. (EDT) Monday through Friday at 1-800-659-2955 for information and assistance. Victims may apply online at disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/. Applicants also may visit the SBA Web site at www.sba.gov/services/disasterassistance or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
FEMA leads and supports the nation in a risk-based, comprehensive emergency management system of preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation, to reduce the loss of life and property and protect the nation from all hazards including natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters.