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What is Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians?

Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians is designed to provide financial assistance in the aftermath of a natural disaster that causes costly, widespread damage to eligible private property.

The Minister of Municipal Affairs may activate the program for areas affected by natural disasters. Homeowners, tenants, small owner-operated businesses, farmers, and not-for-profit organizations within an area for which the program has been activated can apply to be reimbursed for basic, essential costs related to the disaster. The program does not provide assistance for costs covered by insurance.

Activation areas

Click the link below to see where the program has been activated and is currently accepting applications for financial assistance:

Name of event Application deadline
2018 Adjala-Tosorontio Flood Monday, July 16, 2018
2018 Bayham Flood Monday, July 16, 2018
2018 Brantford Flood new Friday, August 10, 2018
2018 Chatham-Kent Flood Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Contact us

1-844-780-8925 (Information line for applicants)
DisasterAssistance@Ontario.ca