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Ontario offers two programs that provide financial assistance following sudden, unexpected natural disasters:

Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians

Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians

Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians
helps individuals, small owner-operated businesses, farms and not-for-profit organizations cover emergency expenses and repair or replace essential property following a natural disaster.

Municipal Disaster Recovery Assistance

Municipal Disaster Recovery Assistance

Municipal Disaster Recovery Assistance
reimburses municipalities for extraordinary costs associated with emergency response and repairs to essential property and infrastructure following a natural disaster.

Activation Areas and Application Documents

Accepting Applications

The Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians program is currently accepting applications for financial assistance for the following events:

Under Assessment

Areas in Central and Eastern Ontario are currently under assessment to evaluate damage and collect data before making a decision about activating the Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians program.