Office of Disaster Assistance
Mission Statement

The Office of Disaster Assistance's mission is to provide low interest disaster loans to homeowners, renters, businesses of all sizes and private, non-profit organizations to repair or replace real estate, personal property, machinery & equipment, inventory and business assets that have been damaged or destroyed in a declared disaster.

Office Spotlight
FY 2009 Annual Report on Disaster Assistance

To view the full report, please see the attachment below.

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About Our Office
Through its Office of Disaster Assistance (ODA), SBA is responsible for providing affordable, timely and accessible financial assistance to homeowners, renters and businesses following a disaster.  Financial assistance is available in the...


James Rivera Photograph
Associate Administrator

James Rivera was named Associate Administrator for SBA’s Office of Disaster Assistance in November 2009 after serving for several months as Acting Associate Administrator. In a typical year...

Connect With Us

Office of Disaster Assistance
409 3rd Street, S.W. Suite 6050
Washington, DC 20416
United States
Phone: 202 205 6734
Fax: 202 205 7728
TTY/TTD: 800-877-8339