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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4 billion at today's exchange rate) in disaster assistance to the Philippines.
Californians in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles and San Diego counties who were affected by the December wildfires and recent mudslides and flooding, may be referred to the SBA after applying for disaster assistance with FEMA.
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.
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.
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.
Prior to this position, she served as a director of the Commissioner's Office of the New York City Human Resources Administration, where along with other disaster relief organizations, she established and managed the City's Disaster Assistance Services Center at 141 Worth Street.
This means that in the event of a disaster, the United States could face a disruption in airport screening or delays in processing government disaster assistance grants, the audit warned.

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