Tropical Storm Harvey: Business Impact Assessment
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It is the sincere hope of the leadership at the Chamber SWLA and the SWLA Economic Development Alliance that you and your family remained safe throughout Tropical Storm Harvey. We hope that you will take the time to complete the following survey so that we can assess the storm's impact upon our business community and best relay this information to assistance agencies.

If you know of another business that has been impacted, but share this survey with them.
 
1.
Did your business sustain damage from the weather affiliated with Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey?
Yes
No
Do not know yet
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2.

Cause of Damage

Water
Wind
Both
Other  
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3.

What key factors, if any, are hindering operations or creating problems for your business?

Physical access to property
Debris Removal
Water damage
Construction/Contract-
or
Short-term capital
Long-term capital
Legal
Insurance
Customer base
Housing
Staff
Inventory
None of the Above
Other  
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4.
Despite any damage to your facility, are you able to remain open to serve your customers?
Yes
No
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5.

Is your business in need of financial assistance?

Yes
No
6.

If you are closed due to damage, how long do you estimate your facility to be closed?

1-2 Days
A Week
1-2 Weeks
One Month
Longer, but will reopen
We will most likely be closed forever.
7.
How many employees (full-time and part-time) do/did you have at your business before the flood?
1-5
6-10
11-25
26-50
More than 50
8.

Have you or your employees experienced any damage to your homes/housing?

Yes
No
Do not know yet
9.
If yes, what is the level of damage to housing?
Housing is no longer livable.
Housing is livable with minor damage.
Housing is unlivable at this time, but can be repaired.
10.
Do you anticipate having to lay off any employees (full-time and/or part-time) due to the effects of the storm?
Yes
No
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11.

Is your business covered by insurance?

Yes
No
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12.

What type(s) of insurance does your business have?

Property Insurance
Home-based business insurance
Business interruption insurance
Flood insurance
Other  
Federal Authorities have declared a state of emergency for Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis, and Vermillion Parishes. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) assistance is available. Businesses impacted by this storm may apply to FEMA for assistance on their website: https://www.fema.gov/apply-assistance.

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has small business loans to help small businesses with funding to repair and restore their businesses after events such as a hurricane. More information on this program is available at their  website: https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.

Please contact us if you need any assistance at (337) 309-0870 or (337) 433-3632.
 
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