On May 4 the B.C. government announced home owners, tenants, business owners, farm owners, charitable organizations and local governments in the Thompson-Nicola Regional District affected by recent flooding (after April 26, 2018) may apply to the Province for disaster financial assistance. (File photo)

Disaster Financial Assistance made available in TNRD

Those affected by flooding may apply for support from Province

On May 4 the B.C. provincial government announced that Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA) will be made available to all municipalities, electoral areas and First Nations groups within the Thompson-Nicola Regional District (TNRD).

Assistance is available to qualifying home-owners, residential tenants, small business owners, farm owners, charitable organizations and local governments impacted by flood conditions.

Those affected by recent flooding, after the date of April 26, 2018, may apply to the Province for DFA where losses could not be insured or where other programs are not available.

Municipalities included in the TNRD are Kamloops, Merritt, Chase, Clearwater, Logan Lake, Barriere, Aschroft, Cache Creek, Clinton, Sun Peaks and Lytton.

Further information regarding DFA eligibility, the process of application and available support can be found through Emergency Management B.C.. They may be contacted toll-free at 1-888-257-4777, via email at dfa@gov.bc.ca, and additional information may be found on their website www.gov.bc.ca/disasterfinancialassistance.


 

@Jodi_Brak117
jodi.brak@saobserver.net

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

In photos: Downtown Salmon Arm sings with Super Crawl

Thursday night concert series leads into Roots and Blues Festival

More wildfires discovered near Lumby, Cherryville

Canadian Armed Troops in Okanagan, Mabel Creek blaze creeps towards lake

Naramata firefighters diverted after fires breaches Burns Lake camp

The crew was sent to Vanderhoof after a wildfire reportedly overtook a camp near Burns Lake

Pedestrian safety a concern at Canoe rail crossing

Salmon Arm council to consider sidewalk addition at budget time

Okanagan water board seeks mussels funding

Okanagan Basin Water Board sends request to new federal fisheries minister

Armed Troops in Okanagan to help firefighters

Canadian Armed Forces arrived in Vernon Thursday, being deployed to West Kelowna fire

Cool Creek blaze near Princeton growing with “extreme fire behaviour”

The Cool Creek Fire burning 22 km east of Eastgate has merged… Continue reading

UPDATE: BC Wildfire boxes in Summerland blaze

A fire sparked earlier in the evening near Summerland is “completely boxed… Continue reading

New blaze near Summerland highly visible

Provincial crews are responding Friday evening to a new fire west of… Continue reading

Safeway union urges prejection of mediator recommendations

Says mediator asks for too many concessions

Naramata firefighters diverted after fires breaches Burns Lake camp

The crew was sent to Vanderhoof after a wildfire reportedly overtook a camp near Burns Lake

To address peacock problem, B.C. city moves ahead on trapping plan

Surrey’s new bylaw focuses on ensuring people no longer feed the birds, ahead of relocation

Hospitals to see ‘delays’ in care after losing Saudi students, health group says

About 1,000 Saudi residents called back to kingdom after suspending diplomatic relations with Canada

Bernier diatribe against ‘extreme multiculturalism’ boosts Liberal coffers

Party spokesperson Braeden Caley says online donations doubled, social media engagement quadrupled

Most Read