Posts Tagged ‘disaster assistance’

Cellular South offers service to aid Chileans

by Wally Northway Published: March 5,2010

Tags: chile, disaster assistance, disaster relief, earthquake, telecommunications

RIDGELAND — Cellular South is making it easy for customers to help earthquake-ravaged victims in Chile by sending a text message from their mobile device to support the Red Cross International Relief Fund efforts. To donate $10 to the Red Cross relief efforts, customers can type the word “CHILE” and send it to “90999″ via […] [...]

City facing disaster loan payback

by Associated Press Published: March 3,2010

Tags: disaster assistance, disaster recovery, FEMA, Hurricane Katrina, municipal government

D’IBERVILLE — The city’s success since Hurricane Katrina could mean D’Iberville will have to repay all or part of a $1.6-million federal disaster loan. City Manager Michael Janus told the Council March 2 that the loan may not be forgiven because the city has seen revenue climb since Hurricane Katrina. Loans totaling more than $1.2 […] [...]

Dairy farmers getting federal aid

by Wally Northway Published: December 29,2009

Tags: agriculture, commodity prices, dairy, disaster assistance, federal agency

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has implemented the new Dairy Economic Loss Assistance Payment (DELAP) program. The 2010 Agricultural Appropriations Bill authorized $290 million for loss assistance payments to eligible dairy producers. Milk prices declined substantially through early-to-mid-2009, with the national price for milk averaging $16.80 per hundredweight (cwt.) in the fourth […] [...]

Disaster loan deadline nears

by Wally Northway Published: December 18,2009

Tags: disaster assistance, disaster recovery, federal agency, small business

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI — The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is reminding small businesses affected by the severe storms and flooding that occurred from March 25-28 that Jan. 19, 2010, is the filing deadline for Economic Injury Disaster Loans. Small businesses and most private non-profit organizations in Jackson, George, Harrison and Stone counties are eligible to […] [...]

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