Muhlenberg Township Residents, PEMA released the following on the approved SBA Disaster Declaration for TROPICAL STORM ISAIAS on August 4, 2020. Those that had uninsured losses can apply virtually for low interest loans from the SBA. A Virtual Disaster Loan Outreach Center (VDLOC) has been established and the deadline to apply for Physical Damage is February 16, 2021 and September 20, 2021 for Economic Injury. Please pass this along to anyone you know within our municipality that suffered losses during this event.
Berks and Philadelphia are the declared core counties, the other declared counties Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Montgomery, and Schuylkill are contiguous to the cores.
Any resident or business residing within the 10 declared counties and with damages/losses caused by the Aug. 4th storm can apply for a SBA low interest loan.
All applications will be taken either on-line at the SBA website or through their 800 number. No physical SBA center will be opened in Pennsylvania. For those qualifying residents and business that were on the SBA assessment spreadsheets in Berks, Delaware, and Philadelphia counties will be contacted by a SBA representative.
Virtual Disaster Loan Outreach Centers (VDLOCs)
Open: Monday – Sunday (7 days/week)
Hours: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Eastern Time
Closed: Thursday, Dec. 24 and Friday, Dec. 25 in observance of the holiday
Phone: (800) 659-2955
Individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing may call (800) 877-8339.
Physical Loan Application Deadline Date: 02/16/2021.
The Governor has issued his press release on this declaration.
PA 16815 Agency Fact Sheet
Larry B. Moyer Jr.
Muhlenberg Township Fire & Rescue