As a result of the President's major disaster declaration on February 15, 2000, I find that Colquitt, Grady, Mitchell, and Tift Counties in the State of Georgia constitute a disaster area due to damages caused by severe storms and tornadoes that occurred on February 14, 2000. Applications for loans for physical damage as a result of this disaster may be filed until the close of business on April 15, 2000 and for economic injury until the close of business on November 15, 2000 at the address listed below or other locally announced locations: U.S. Small Business Administration, Disaster Area 2 Office, One Baltimore Place, Suite 300, Atlanta, GA 30308.
In addition, applications for economic injury loans from small businesses located in the following contiguous counties may be filed until the specified date at the above location: Baker, Berrien, Brooks, Cook, Decatur, Dougherty, Irwin, Thomas, Turner, and Worth Counties in Georgia, and Gadsden and Leon Counties in Florida.
The interest rates are:
|For Physical Damage:|
|Homeowners with credit available elsewhere||7.625|
|Homeowners without credit available elsewhere||3.812|
|Businesses with credit available elsewhere||8.000|
|Businesses and non-profit organizations without credit available elsewhere||4.000|
|Others (including non-profit organizations) with credit available elsewhere||6.750|
|For Economic Injury:|
|Businesses and small agricultural cooperatives without credit available elsewhere||4.000|
The number assigned to this disaster for physical damage is 323712, and for economic injury the numbers are 9G7000 for Georgia and 9G7100 for Florida.
(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 59002 and 59008.)Start Signature
Dated: February 18, 2000.
Associate Administrator for Disaster Assistance.
[FR Doc. 00-4599 Filed 2-25-00; 8:45 am]
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