As a result of the President's major disaster declaration for Public Assistance on December 12, 2002, the U.S. Small Business Administration is activating its disaster loan program only for private non-profit businesses that provide essential services of a governmental nature. I find that Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Burke, Cabarrus, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Durham, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Halifax, Harnett, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, McDowell, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Nash, Orange, Person, Randolph, Rowan, Rutherford, Stanly, Union, Vance, and Wake Counties in the State of North Carolina constitute a disaster area due to damages caused by a severe ice storm occurring from December 4, 2002, and continuing through December 6, 2002. Applications for loans for Start Printed Page 78266physical damage as a result of this disaster may be filed until the close of business on February 10, 2003 at the address listed below or other locally announced locations: Small Business Administration, Disaster Area 2 Office, One Baltimore Place, Suite 300, Atlanta, GA 30308.
The interest rates are:
|For Physical Damage:|
|Non-profit organizations without credit available elsewhere||3.324|
|Non-profit organizations with credit available elsewhere||5.500|
The number assigned to this disaster for physical damage is P00211.Start Signature
(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 59008)
Dated: December 13, 2002.
Herbert L. Mitchell,
Associate Administrator for Disaster Assistance.
[FR Doc. 02-32252 Filed 12-20-02; 8:45 am]
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