Saturday Post: Flood Disaster Financial Assistance for B.C. 

Hi Funds Fans!  It’s the Flood Watch Weekend here in the Fraser Valley.  We are praying for the safety of all the families, livestock and property of those most affected and threatened by the surging Fraser River.

For any of you suffering flood related damages in B.C., please check B.C.’s Disaster Financial Assistance page for eligibility and guidelines.  A current list of eligible areas is as follows:  (please note the application deadlines!)

Disaster Events Currently Declared Eligible for Assistance
Those impacted by the following recent disaster or emergency event(s) may be eligible to apply for disaster financial assistance.

Type or Event:                         Overland Flooding

Date of Event:                         June 8-10, 2012

Geographic Area:                   Daylu Dena Council, Lower Post

90 day deadline for applications:    September 13, 2012

Type or Event:                 Overland Flooding

Date of Event:                  April 23 – 27, 2012

Geographic Area:           City of Kimberley, Village of Kaslo, Regional District of East Kootenay – Area E, Regional District of Kootenay Boundary – Area E, Regional District of Central Kootenay – Area A

90 day deadline for applications:              August 23, 2012

Type or Event:              Overland Flooding

Date of Event:               April 24 – 28, 2012

Geographic Area:        Recreational Community of Tulameen

90 day deadline for applications:           August 23, 2012

Type or Event:        Overland Flooding

Date of Event:        April 25 – 28, 2012

Geographic Area:  Kelowna, West Kelowna, Westbank First nation (area bounded by Old Boucherie Rd to the south, Pritchard Rd to the east, and Boucherie Rd to the north and west)

90 day deadline for applications:    August 9, 2012

Please share this information and be sure to check the DFA page for updates!