As a result of the President's major disaster declaration on September 20, 2003, I find that Kent, New Castle and Sussex Counties in the State of Delaware constitute a disaster area due to damages caused by Hurricane Isabel occurring on September 18, 2003 and continuing. Applications for loans for physical damage as a result of this disaster may be filed until the close of business on November 19, 2003 and for economic injury until the close of business on June 21, 2004 at the address listed below or other locally announced locations:
U.S. Small Business Administration, Disaster Area 1 Office, 360 Rainbow Blvd., South 3rd Fl., Niagara Falls, NY 14303-1192.
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: Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, Wicomico and Worcester counties in the State of Maryland; Gloucester and Salem counties in the State of New Jersey; and Chester and Delaware counties in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
The interest rates are:
|For Physical Damage:|
|Homeowners with credit available elsewhere||5.125|
|Homeowners without credit available elsewhere||2.562|
|Businesses with credit available elsewhere||6.199|
|Businesses and non-profit organizations without credit available elsewhere||3.100|
|Others (including non-profit organizations) with credit available elsewhere||5.500|
|For Economic Injury:|
|Businesses and small agricultural cooperatives without credit available elsewhere||3.100|
The number assigned to this disaster for physical damage is 354908. For economic injury the number is 9X1000 for Delaware; 9X0500 for Maryland; 9X1100 for New Jersey; and 9X0700 for Pennsylvania.Start Signature
(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 59002 and 59008)
Dated: September 22, 2003.
Cheri L. Cannon,
Acting Associate Administrator for Disaster Assistance.
[FR Doc. 03-24541 Filed 9-26-03; 8:45 am]
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