Support for Nova Scotians Affected by Hurricane Fiona
Applications are now open for financial support for Nova Scotians affected by #HurricaneFiona.
Visit https://novascotia.ca/hurricane-fiona-support/ for financial supports for individuals, non-profits, businesses, and municipalities. #NSStorm
Applications are open for:
-- $100 for every household that lost power for at least 48 hours to help with the cost of spoiled food
-- Up to $250 for every person that has to pay for tree removal from their property
-- an additional $250 on top of the $750 seniors care grant to help with storm repairs
-- $1,000 per household in emergency funding for people ordered out of their homes or who cannot return to their homes; administered through the Red Cross
-- the Disaster Financial Assistance Program covers up to $200,000 in uninsurable losses per eligible household, small business, and not-for-profit
People with questions can also contact a new toll-free information line at 1-888-428-2256.
Nova Scotians without power can visit their municipal or MLA offices, Access Nova Scotia centres or their local library for assistance in applying online. Paper applications will be available at MLA offices soon.