SBA on the scene in earthquake-impact areas

Friday - 4/1/2011, 9:41am EDT

James Rivera, associate administrator, Office of Disaster Assistance, SBA

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The earthquake that devastated so much of Japan last month did not leave the United States untouched. Areas of Hawaii and California were damaged enough to trigger a federal response. One agency responding is the Small Business Administration. It is on the scene to help small business owners get the loans they need to rebuild. James Rivera, the SBA's associate administrator for the Office of Disaster Assistance, joined the Federal Drive with details