WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ The Small Business Administration is now taking applications for low-interest federal loans to Kansas residents and business owners affected by the recent storms
SBA representatives will also be available Tuesday to answer questions about the program. The disaster declaration makes the loans available to homeowners, renters, businesses and nonprofit groups whose property was damaged or destroyed by the April 14 storms.
The SBA loans are available in Sedgwick, Butler, Cowley, Harvey, Kingman, Reno and Sumner counties.
Cleanup efforts have now entered their second week.
The Wichita Eagle reports (http://bit.ly/IlsZG3 ) The American Red Cross, Midway-Kansas Chapter has closed its shelter and site that offered meals.
The Salvation Army still has a mobile truck providing sandwiches, water and snacks for volunteers in affected neighborhoods.
Information from: The Wichita Eagle, http://www.kansas.com