Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Outreach Center
The Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering Disaster Assistance to New Mexico businesses and residents affected by the severe storms and flash flooding. County residents can visit the Disaster Loan Outreach Center Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the Santa Fe University of Art and Design, Building 7 - Saint Michaels Hall.
Santa Fe County Disaster Loan Outreach Center
Santa Fe University of Art and Design
Building 7 - Saint Michaels Hall
1600 Saint Michaels Drive
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Monday – Friday
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Closes on Thursday, Sept. 6
Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to New Mexico businesses and residents affected by the severe storms and flash flooding that occurred July 23-27, 2018, announced Administrator Linda McMahon of the U.S. Small Business Administration. SBA acted under its own authority to declare a disaster in response to a request SBA received from Gov. Susana Martinez on Aug. 7, 2018.
Applicants may apply online, receive additional disaster assistance information and download applications at disasterloan.sba.gov/ela. Applicants may also call SBA’s Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 or [bot protected email address] (link sends e-mail) for more information on SBA disaster assistance. Individuals who are deaf or hardâ€‘ofâ€‘hearing may call (800) 877-8339. Completed applications should be mailed to U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.
The deadline to apply for property damage is Oct. 15, 2018. The deadline to apply for economic injury is May 15, 2019.
Additionally, ways for individual homeowners and business owners to seek additional funding through the USDA is also listed. Please let any individuals know of the outcome an where to seek additional funding:
National Flood Insurance Program for individuals who are seeking to obtain information and what the next steps would be for flood insurance.
The Office of Emergency Management Division is currently staffed by an Assistant Chief who oversees emergency management operations. The division is intended to prepare the various and diverse groups and communities of Santa Fe County for all-hazard disaster readiness and response through training of personnel and the acquisition of necessary equipment and apparatus. The division is responsible for organizing and maintaining the county Emergency Operations Center located in the Public Safety Complex. This division is responsible for implementation and compliance with National Homeland Security directives and mandates. This is accomplished through ensuring the operational readiness of first responders and creating cooperation with other emergency service agencies, law enforcement agencies, tribal officials, community service organizations, schools and other City, County, State and National agencies and organizations. This Division also ensures and maintains the operations of the County Emergency Operations Center.
Martin A. Vigil
Assistant Chief/ Emergency Manager
[bot protected email address]