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Province Activates Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians in City of Dryden

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Province Activates Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians in City of Dryden

Ministry of Municipal Affairs

Ontario has notified the City of Dryden that it has activated the Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians program in the community due to recent flooding.

Affected individuals, small businesses, farmers and not-for-profit organizations who have experienced essential property damage or loss as a result of this disaster may be eligible to receive help with expenses. More information and detailed program guidelines are available at ontario.ca/disasterassistance.

Flooding related to sewer backup is not eligible for assistance under Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians, except for applications that meet the criteria under special provisions for low-income households.

Those affected by the flooding may also call toll-free at 1-844-780-8925 for more information about the program.

Event type: Flood

Event date: August 12, 2016 (ongoing)

Geographic Area (subject to change): City of Dryden

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