Disaster Help

The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives and most private, non-profit organizations of all sizes located in the counties of Barbour, Chambers, Cherokee, Cleburne, DeKalb, Henry, Houston, Jackson, Lee, Randolph, and Russell in the State of Alabama as result of drought conditions which began on January 1, 2008 and continuing.

For more information, click here (Word document).

To apply for disaster loans, visit https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela

Completed loan applications must be returned to SBA no later than August 12, 2009.

For FEMA Recover & Rebuild, click here

To apply for FEMA Disaster Assistance, click here

For FEMA Disaster Housing Portal, click here

RedCross Disaster Relief Services, click here

United-Way Disaster Recover, click here or dial 211

Report False Damage Claims

If you suspect someone is filing false damage claims, please report it. Help FEMA make sure that disaster aid goes only to those who deserve it. It is a violation of federal law to file a false claim.

Report a false damage claim:

Call 1 (800) 323-8603
Disaster Fraud Hotline

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