Additional Disaster Areas
LOUISIANA STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE COMMISSION
|Lenders and Schools|
|March 17, 1997|
|Additional Disaster Areas|
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Thirteen counties in Arkansas were declared to be disaster areas because of tornadoes that struck that state on March 1. An additional 76 counties in five other states were also declared to be disaster areas because of severe flooding caused by heavy rains that generally began in those areas on or about February 28. On March 12 LOSFA notified you of the disaster areas in Arkansas, Kentucky, and Ohio. Since then, additional counties in those states, as well as parts of Indiana, Tennessee, and West Virginia have been declared to be disaster areas. The following list of counties reflects the information we have obtained from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as of the date of this letter. The counties added in Arkansas, Kentucky, and Ohio since our earlier notices to you have been capitalized.
Clark, Cross, Greene, Hempstead, HOT SPRINGS, Jackson, Lonoke, MISSISSIPPI, Nevada, POINSETT, Pulaski, Saline, and WHITE.
Clark, Crawford, Dearborn, Floyd, Harrison, Jefferson, Ohio, Perry, Posey, Spencer, Switzerland, Vanderburgh, and Warrick.
Bourbon, Bracken, BRECKINRIDGE, Bullitt, CAMPBELL, CARROLL, CHRISTIAN, DAVIES, Franklin, GALLATIN, Hardin, Harrison, HENRY Jefferson, KENTON, LEWIS, MCLEAN, MEADE, NELSON, OLDHAM, OWEN, Pendleton, Powell, and TRIMBLE.
Adams, Athens, Brown, CLERMONT, Gallia, HAMILTON, Hocking, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Monroe, Pike, Ross, Scioto, Vinton, and Washington.
Carroll, Cheatham, Dyer, Madison, McNairy, Montgomery, and Obion.
Braxton, Cabell, Calhoun, Clay, Gilmer, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Mason, Putnam, Roane, Tyler, Wayne, Wetzel, Wirt, and Wood.
The list of designated disaster areas for borrower-initiated 90-day forbearances under the guidelines first outlined in LOSFAs January 28, 1997 LPB is complete as of the date of this bulletin. We will notify you if additional areas are designated by the President or FEMA. Those with questions or concerns may contact the Department's toll-free number at 1-800-433-7327, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST for further updates.