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Massachusetts Disaster # MA-00003

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U.S. Small Business Administration.




This is a Notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Massachusetts (FEMA-1614-DR), dated 11/10/2005.

Incident: Severe Storms and Flooding.

Incident Period: 10/07/2005 through 10/16/2005.

Effective Date: 11/10/2005.

Physical Loan Application Deadline Date: 01/09/2006.

Economic Injury (EIDL) Loan Application Deadline Date: 08/10/2006.


Submit completed loan applications to: U.S. Small Business Administration, National Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.

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A. Escobar, Office of Disaster Assistance, U.S. Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street, Suite 6050, Washington, DC 20416.

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Notice is hereby given that as a result of the President's major disaster declaration on 11/10/2005, applications for disaster loans may be filed at the address listed above or other locally announced locations.

The following areas have been determined to be adversely affected by the disaster:

Primary Counties (Physical Damage and Economic Injury): Berkshire, Bristol, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, Worcester.

Contiguous Counties (Economic Injury Only):

Massachusetts: Barnstable, Essex, Suffolk.

Connecticut: Hartford, Litchfield, Tolland, Windham.

New Hampshire: Cheshire, Hillsborough.

New York: Columbia, Dutchess, Rennselaer.

Rhode Island: Bristol, Newport, Providence.

Vermont: Bennington, Windham.

The Interest Rates are:

For Physical Damage:

Homeowners With Credit Available Elsewhere: 5.375.

Homeowners With Credit Available Elsewhere: 2.687.

Businesses With Credit Available Elsewhere: 6.557.

Businesses and Non-Profit Organizations Without Credit Available Elsewhere: 4.000.

Other (Including Non-Profit Organizations) With Credit Available Elsewhere: 4.750.

For Economic Injury:

Businesses and Small Agricultural Cooperatives Without Credit Available Elsewhere: 4.000.

The number assigned to this disaster for physical damage is 102566 and for economic injury is 102570.

(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers 59002 and 59008)

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Herbert L. Mitchell,

Associate Administrator for Disaster Assistance.

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[FR Doc. E5-6544 Filed 11-25-05; 8:45 am]