RAFI-USA endorses the Relief for America’s Small Farmers Act to provide debt relief to small family farms. The most rapid way to ease financial pressures on farmers who are most at risk is forgiveness of USDA direct loan debt.
In the days following the storm, getting assistance requires being organized, at a time when life is chaotic. Having access to assistance in disaster situations often makes the difference between a farm surviving or not. Here are steps to take to prepare for before and after Florence, and a list of disaster recovery resources.