Aid programs return to Clermont County to help tornado victims

MOSCOW, OH (FOX19) - The Small Business Association (SBA) and the Ohio Individual Assistance Program have announced they will return to Clermont County to accept more applications for federal and state aid.

Individuals, families, and businesses impacted by the March tornado and strong storms are encouraged to meet with SBA and State officials when they set up their outreach center.

SBA provides low-interest loans to homeowners, renters and businesses to assist with repairs for uninsured damages to primary residences, replacement of personal property (such as furniture and appliances), and transportation repair or replacement.

Ohio Individual Assistance provides grants for uninsured losses and expenses incurred by individuals and families, who do not qualify for SBA loans.  Program covers owner-occupied property loss, personal property (appliances and furniture for homeowners or renters), and funeral expenses up to $18,700.

SBA and OIA will be operating out of the outreach center at 30 Wells Street in Moscow, Ohio.

Dates and Hours for SBA: Tuesday, April 17 - Friday, April 20 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Dates and Hours for OIA: Tuesday, April 17 - Thursday, April 19 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday, April 20 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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