This page contains selected Internet links on business and personal disaster preparedness and recovery. It is not intended to be complete or authoritative guidance on any of these topics, merely a starting place for individuals and small businesses to begin their information search. Please rely on your local, state, or Federal officials for official guidance, instructions, and direction, and contact them with any questions that you might have.
The Toolkit is 100% customizable, so it is intended for all types and sizes of businesses. The toolkit is a comprehensive workbook/process to assist you in evaluating and preparing for any type of disaster that was developed right here in Washington state. Washington businesses should contact their local SBDC Certified Business Advisor to receive a free license to use the toolkit. WSBDC website.
Loans for working capital to small businesses and small agricultural cooperatives to assist them through the disaster recovery period. EIDL assistance is available only to applicants with no Credit Available Elsewhere - if the business and its owners cannot provide for their own recovery from non-government sources.
Businesses seeking disaster recovery assistance are encouraged to contact FEMA to register their request - 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or visit the above website.
Loans to businesses to repair or replace disaster damages to property owned by the business, including real estate, machinery and equipment, inventory and supplies. Businesses of any size are eligible. Nonprofit organizations such as charities, churches, private universities, etc. are also eligible.
These resources can help small businesses develop a plan to protect their employees, lessen the financial impact of disasters, and re-open for business quickly to support the economic recovery of the community.
Emergency Loan Assistance to help producers recover from production and physical losses due to drought, flooding, other natural disasters, or quarantine.