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Disaster Recovery Programs

2016 Disaster Recover Programs

The Alberta Government has approved new disaster recovery programs to help residents, business and not for profit organizations recover from flooding caused by severe rainstorms in 2016. The Alberta Emergency Management Agency provides financial assistance for uninsurable property damage, loss and other related expenses caused by natural disasters under DRP. The deadline to apply under these for this program is January 25, 2018.

The 2016 DRPs are as follows:

2016 North Central Alberta DRP

For damages resulting from overland flooding August 21-23, 2016

  • Town of Westlock – Program Application Centre – Nov 21, 22 / 2017
  • Westlock County – Program Application Centre – Nov 21, 22 / 2017
  • Town of Drayton Valley – Program Application Centre Dec 19 / 2017 Civic Centre 10 a.m to 8 p.m.
  • Yellowhead County, Lac Ste. Anne County, County of Wetaskiwin

2016 Town of Lamont & Lamont County

For damages resulting from overland flooding July 10, 2016

  • Town of Lamont – Program Application Centre – Nov 29 / 2017

Regional Municipal of Wood Buffalo

For damages resulting from overland flooding July 31, 2016

  • RMWB – Program Application Centre – Dec 14 /17 Jubilee Centre (also known as the Municipal Office)

2016 City of Grand Prairie

For damages resulting from overland flooding July 31, 2016

  • City of Grande Prairie – Program Application Centre – Jan 11, 12, 13 / 17 Municipal Offices

2017 Disaster Recover Programs

On November 15, 2017 the Alberta Government approved 3 new disaster recovery programs to help residents, business and not for profit organizations recover from flooding caused by severe rainstorms in 2017. The Alberta Emergency Management Agency provides financial assistance for uninsurable property damage, loss and other related expenses caused by natural disasters under DRP as the result of overland flooding or ground water seepage. The deadline to apply under these for this program is February 13, 2018.

The 2017 DRPs are as follows:

  • For damages resulting from overland flooding July 24, 2017 in Athabasca – Program Application Centre – January 15/ 2018
  • For damages resulting from overland flooding March 18/ 2017 in Drumheller – Program Application Centre – January 18/ 2018
  • For damages resulting from overland flooding June 9 & 10th/ 2017 in Lloydminster – Program Application Centre – January 24/ 2018

Please bring:

  • Government issued photo ID
  • Insurance letter
  • Utility bills 90 days prior to the event
  • If you own the property, the property tax assessment for 2017,
  • If you are a tenant, the lease agreement covering the event date

For More Information

Call 1-888-671-1111 or email drp.info@gov.ab.ca

If the Program Application Centre in your community has been closed you can speak to your municipal administration directly or you can print an application form from here. Applications can be mailed, faxed or emailed to the contacts below.

Contact

Alberta Emergency Management Agency
14515 - 122 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta, T5L 2W4
Phone Toll Free: 1-888-671-1111
Fax: 780-427-1262
Email: drp.info@gov.ab.ca
Website: aema.alberta.ca

  • Date modified: 2018-01-18