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Mississippi Disaster Help

1. Contact our nearest counselor if you need help in preparing and packaging disaster assistance forms.  You can also call in 1 (800) 725 - 7232 in Mississippi to find your nearest Business Counselor.

2. To be considered for all forms of disaster assistance, contact Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at www.fema.gov or call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362), TTY 1-800-462-7585 for people with speech or hearing disabilities.

3. To find the locations of a U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Recovery Centers or the loan application process please call 1-800-659-2955 (1-800-877-8339 for people with speech or hearing disabilities), Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EDT or send an email to disastercustomerservice@sba.gov. ------ Business owners who are unable to visit a designated Disaster Recovery Center can obtain loan information and application forms by calling SBA's Customer Service Center at 800.659.2955, or 800.877.8339 for the hearing impaired, e-mailing disastercustomerservice@sba.gov , or by visiting SBA's Web site at www.sba.gov/services/disasterassistance. Businesses can also apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via SBA's secure Web site at http://www.sba.gov/category/navigation-structure/loans-grants/small-business-loans/disaster-loans.

4. Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) http://www.msema.org/.

5. For questions on unemployment due to a disaster contact www.mesc.state.ms.us or 1-800-844-3577.



Updated 4/19/2013 10:46:11 AM | jharris