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Deadline approaching for SBA disaster recovery assistance

MISSISSIPPI DELTA — The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes that April 8 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans available in Mississippi as a result of the drought that began on July 31, 2012. The disaster declaration includes ...

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USDA assistance available to flood victims

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Several Mississippi counties that reported agricultural losses will be eligible for federal assistance in the aftermath of the Mississippi River flood. “I appreciate the work by USDA to provide assistance to our farmers, who were impacted by the Mississippi River flood,” Gov. Haley Barbour said. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reviewed damage assessments from counties in the ...

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NVision offering oil spill app for iPhone

HANCOCK COUNTY — In response to the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, NVision Solutions has released the Oil Spill Response iPhone App. The free app allows users to report oil incidents found along the coastal regions including oiled shorelines and wildlife as well as generic reports on oil related damage and oil related incidents. ...

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