Albertville Disaster Recovery Center Transitioning To SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Center Tuesday

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Release date: 
May 21, 2010
Release Number: 
1908-018

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- The Alabama Emergency Management Agency and Federal Emergency Management Agency Disaster Recovery Center at the Albertville Neighborhood Facility Center will close at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 25.

The center, located at 915 W. McKinney Ave. in Albertville, will re-open as a Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Outreach Center, Wednesday, May 26. Business hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. CDT, Monday through Friday, including Memorial Day.

The SBA makes low-interest disaster loans to homeowners, renters and businesses of all sizes. Anyone who sustained damage due to the severe storms and tornadoes on April 24-25 is encouraged to submit an SBA loan application as soon as possible to be considered for
low-interest loans and FEMA grants. SBA loans are available for damages to real estate, personal property, including vehicles, and business contents. Loans for economic injury are available for small businesses and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes.

SBA and FEMA representatives will be on hand to answer questions and help applicants with the registration process for both SBA and FEMA disaster assistance.

People who suffered damage from the storms can register with FEMA by calling 800-621-FEMA (3362 or TTY 800-462-7585 for the hearing or speech-impaired, or apply online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov.

The Alabama Emergency Management Agency is Alabama's coordinating agency for disaster preparedness, response and recovery. Learn more at www.ema.alabama.gov and follow the agency on Twitter (@AlabamaEMA).

FEMA's mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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