Details on Financial Assistance for Flood Victims
The Provincial Government has begun assessing damage costs from the west coast flooding event.
Residents, not-for-profit organizations and communities are advised that applications for the Newfoundland and Labrador Disaster Financial Assistance Program are available here: gov.nl.ca/fes/faq/emergencymanagement.html.
Compensation for damages caused by the recent rainfall event will be based on criteria established by both the federal and provincial disaster financial assistance programs. Applications can be made by individual homeowners, small businesses, non-profit organizations and communities.
Residents are encouraged to contact their insurance companies first and to take steps to mitigate any further damage. The Insurance Bureau of Canada has set up an information line for insurance policy holders to get information and advice – 1-844-227-5422, ext. 228.