Small Business Administration provides financial relief after natural disasters and pandemic


HARLINGEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The Small Business Administration wants to be sure businesses are aware of the resources available should your business be impacted by a declared disaster or the COVID-19 pandemic.

Angela Burton, the District Director for the SBA Lower Rio Grande Valley District, says it is important for businesses to have a plan for any type of disaster and that starts with assessing your establishment’s risks.

“Your plan is sort of your road map to getting through this difficult time when there is a disaster,” said Burton.

She says your plan should include communicating with your staff, protecting your property, and being aware of your supply chain.

Burton says the SBA is available to help recover once a disaster declaration is made.

“If that happens, then there are opportunities for businesses to apply for…

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