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Returning Home After a Flood

There are many things to consider during this time, but your health and safety should be your top priority. Follow information provided by trusted resources when returning home.

For support visit the following online resources for returning home after a flood:

All residents who are impacted are encouraged to register with the Canadian Red Cross. Register by calling 1-800-863-6582

Disaster Recovery Program applications are now being accepted by the Government of Alberta

If you live in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, and your home, business or property was damaged by overland flooding in April and May 2020, you may be eligible to receive Disaster Recovery Program funding from the Government of Alberta. The Disaster Recovery Program provides funding for uninsurable property damage, loss, and other expenses incurred as the result of a natural disaster.

Please visit the Government of Alberta website to download and submit your application form, and to find the most up-to-date program guidelines. The deadline to apply is August 5, 2020.

Flood Recovery Virtual Community Townhall

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo’s Virtual Community Townhall Q & A series is an opportunity for residents to receive an update on the municipality’s flood recovery and to ask questions of the panel. Join the townhall here.

State of Local Emergency

The Municipality remains under the State of Local Emergency declared on April 26, 2020

 

 

FLOOD RECOVERY: Information and resources