When Disaster Strikes . . .
The government is ready to lend a helping hand--full of cash.
If your business suffers physical damage as a result of ahurricane, flood or other natural disaster and is located in adeclared disaster area, you may be eligible for assistance from theSBA. You can apply for a loan to help repair or replace damagedproperty to the way it was before trouble struck. Disaster loans ofup to $1.5 million can be used to repair or replace buildings,machinery, equipment, fixtures and inventory, and makeimprovements. SBA loans can help cover physical damage that is notprotected by conventional insurance.
Excerpted from Grow Your Business