Small Business Administration

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Noun1.Small Business Administration - an independent agency of the United States government that protects the interests of small businesses and ensures that they receive a fair share of government contracts
independent agency - an agency of the United States government that is created by an act of Congress and is independent of the executive departments
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Israel's efforts have included introducing legislation and offering amendments that would allow community associations to qualify for federal disaster assistance and relief services.
The contract is to provide technical and administrative support to the Latin America and Caribbean Regional Office of USAID s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance.
FACT: Disaster assistance does not count as income.
On April 20, the Canadian Red Cross Personal Disaster Assistance Team responded to a fire which took place on the Louis Bull reserve, providing groceries for six people, clothing for four adults and three children, diapers and formula for two infants.
Three senators have introduced legislation that would reinstate farm disaster assistance programs that expired Sept.
Catholic Charities USA has provided almost as many disaster assistance grants through the first six months of this year as in all of 2010--36 grants of $10,000 to diocesan Catholic Charities programs.
5 million in disaster assistance has been approved for survivors of the June 1 severe storms and tornadoes in Hampden and Worcester counties, according to officials with the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
At present, the Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) has sent $111 million (about Dh409 million) as funds to Pakistan to provide relief to the 20 million people affected by the floods, which started on July 22.
International Disaster Assistance (IDA) will provide humanitarian relief, rehabilitation, and reconstruction in countries affected by natural and man-made disasters, as well as support for disaster mitigation, prevention, and preparedness.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has requested comments on several proposed notices concerning disaster assistance regulations.
It also provides disaster assistance to individuals.
The specific objectives of our work were to (1) determine, to the extent practical, the estimated magnitude of federal taxes owed by individuals receiving IHP disaster assistance benefit payments following hurricanes Katrina and Rita and (2) provide illustrative examples of abusive or criminal activity related to the federal tax system by IHP recipients with unpaid federal taxes.

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