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Province Activates Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians in Minden Hills

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Province Activates Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians in Minden Hills

Ministry of Municipal Affairs

Ontario has notified the municipality of Minden Hills that it has activated the Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians program.

On May 5, heavy rains caused widespread flooding in Minden Hills, potentially impacting more than 200 properties.

Affected individuals, small businesses, farmers and not-for-profit organizations who have experienced property damage or loss as a result of this disaster may be eligible to receive help with expenses.

The program applies to a primary residence and its basic contents, or a main small business premise.

We are closely monitoring the other areas experiencing flooding across the province. The government may activate the program in other parts of the province as flood impacts continue to be assessed in the coming days and weeks.

More information and detailed program guidelines are available at ontario.ca/DisasterAssistance or call toll-free 1-844-780-8925.

Event type: Flood

Event date: May 5 -- ongoing

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