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Louisiana Disaster #LA-00021

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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 Louisiana (FEMA-1792-DR), dated 09/13/2008.

Incident: Hurricane Ike.

Incident Period: 09/11/2008 and continuing.

Effective Date: 09/13/2008.

Physical Loan Application Deadline Date: 11/12/2008.

Economic Injury (EIDL) Loan Application Deadline Date: 06/15/2009.


Submit completed loan applications to: U.S. Small Business Administration, 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, SW., 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 09/13/2008, 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 Parishes (Physical Damage and Economic Injury Loans):

Acadia, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Iberia, Jefferson, Jefferson Davis, Lafourche, Plaquemines, Sabine, Saint Mary, Terrebonne, Vermilion, Vernon.

Contiguous Parishes/Counties (Economic Injury Loans Only):

Louisiana: Allen, Assumption, De Soto, Evangeline, Iberville, Lafayette, Natchitoches, Orleans, Rapides, Saint Bernard, Saint Charles, Saint James, Saint Landry, Saint Martin, Saint Tammany, St. John the Baptist, Tangipahoa.

Texas: Jefferson, Newton, Orange, Sabine, Shelby.

The Interest Rates are:

For Physical Damage:
Homeowners With Credit Available Elsewhere5.750
Homeowners Without Credit Available Elsewhere2.875
Businesses With Credit Available Elsewhere8.000
Other (Including Non-Profit Organizations) With Credit Available Elsewhere5.250
Businesses and Non-Profit Organizations Without Credit Available Elsewhere4.000
For Economic Injury:
Businesses & Small Agricultural Cooperatives Without Credit Available Elsewhere4.000

The number assigned to this disaster for physical damage is 114328 and for economic injury is 114330.

(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. E8-22026 Filed 9-19-08; 8:45 am]