Severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that occurred on April 24 and 25, 2010, have caused significant property damage in areas of Alabama.
Federal disasters were declared on May 3, 2010, for selected counties in Alabama.
The FDIC is encouraging banks to work constructively with borrowers experiencing difficulties beyond their control because of damage caused by the severe weather.
Extending repayment terms, restructuring existing loans, or easing terms for new loans, if done in a manner consistent with sound banking practices, can contribute to the health of the community and serve the long-term interests of the lending institution.
The FDIC also will consider regulatory relief from certain filing and publishing requirements.
FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Lending Officer
Supervisory Practices Regarding Depository Institutions and Borrowers Affected by Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding in Areas of Alabama (PDF Help)
Assistant Regional Director Nikita Smith at (678) 916-2367 or NSmith@fdic.gov
FIL-21-2010 - PDF (PDF Help)
FDIC financial institution letters (FILs) may be accessed from the FDIC's Web site at www.fdic.gov/news/news/financial/2010/index.html.
To receive FILs electronically, please visit http://www.fdic.gov/about/subscriptions/fil.html.
Paper copies of FDIC financial institution letters may be obtained through the FDIC's Public Information Center, 3501 Fairfax Drive, E-1002, Arlington, VA 22226 (1-877-275-3342 or 703-562-2200).