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Are you ready for disaster? If not, here's the money to help you prepare.

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The has launched a five-year pilot program to help smallbusinesses in 118 disaster-prone communities prepare forhurricanes, tornadoes, floods and earthquakes.

Under the SBA's Pre-Disaster Mitigation Loan Program,eligible entrepreneurs can apply for low-interest loans to financedisaster-prevention improvements such as installing fireproofroofing or upgrading buildings to structures that can betterwithstand the tremors caused by earthquakes or high winds.

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