US disaster loans approved for Kokomo after tornadoes

Kokomo, Indiana (WISH photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Low-interest disaster loans are now available for Howard and surrounding counties after several tornadoes were reported on Aug. 24.

Governor Mike Pence made the announcement on Thursday that residents, businesses and certain non-profit organizations through the U.S. Small Business Administration will available in Howard, Cass, Carroll, Clinton, Tipton, Grant and Miami counties.

Loans for businesses and organizations are for up to $2 million for damage repair and replacement. For small businesses and small agricultural cooperatives the SBA will offer Economic Injury Disaster Loans.

Citizens can apply for loans up to $200,000.

Click here for how to apply or call FEMA at 800-621-3362. Those who use 711-Relay of Video Relay Services should call 800-621-3362. The deadline is Nov. 7.

For additional help call 800-659-2955 or email

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