May 16, 2024

Loans, grants available for tornado repairs


From Gazette staff reports

As state and federal offices continue outreach for disaster relief, the USDA Rural Development is offering “disaster assistance in communities affected by crises and disasters.”

They support homeowners, businesses and communities to aid in recovery and rebuilding processes.

Recently, 11 Ohio counties were designated as Presidentially Declared Disaster Areas (PDDA) as the result of tornadoes on March 14. Those counties include Auglaize, Crawford, Darke, Delaware, Hancock, Licking, Logan, Mercer, Miami, Richland and Union.

The response came after Gov. Mike DeWine sent a letter to President Joe Biden on March 29, requesting a federal disaster declar…

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