As a result of the President's major disaster declaration on July 17, 2003, I find that Calhoun, Jackson, Matagorda, Refugio, and Victoria Counties in the State of Texas constitute a disaster area due to damages caused by Hurricane Claudette occurring on July 15, 2003 and continuing. Applications for loans for physical damage as a result of this disaster may be filed until the close of business on September 16, 2003 and for economic injury until the close of business on April 19, 2004 at the address listed below or other locally announced locations: U.S. Small Business Administration, Disaster Area 3 Office, 4400 Amon Carter Blvd., Ste., 102, Fort Worth, TX 76155.
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: Aransas, Bee, Brazoria, De Witt, Goliad, Lavaca, San Patricio, and Wharton in the State of Texas.
The interest rates are:
|For Physical Damage:|
|Homeowners With Credit Available Elsewhere||5.625|
|Homeowners Without Credit Available Elsewhere||2.812|
|Businesses With Credit Available Elsewhere||5.906|
|Businesses And Non-Profit Organizations Without Credit Available Elsewhere||2.953|
|Others (Including Non-Profit Organizations) With Credit Available Elsewhere||5.500|
|For Economic Injury:|
|Businesses And Small Agricultural Cooperatives Without Credit Available Elsewhere||2.953|
The number assigned to this disaster for physical damage is 353108. For Start Printed Page 44133economic injury, the number is 9W5200.
(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 59002 and 59008)Start Signature
Dated: July 21, 2003.
Herbert L. Mitchell,
Associate Administrator for Disaster Assistance.
[FR Doc. 03-18988 Filed 7-24-03; 8:45 am]
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