Before you return to your home
Updated: July 14, 2013 12:30 pm
Make sure it is safe to return to your neighbourhood and community. Find up-to-date information on affected communities
If you are unable to return home, here is information on temporary housing
Returning to Your Home
To those returning to your home, here are the first steps you need to take to ensure your family's safety and information on cleaning your home immediately following a flood.
Assessing and Repairing Your Home and Business
Find a home inspector to help you understand what needs to be and what can be repaired.
Here is information on finding and hiring a contractor.
Choose supports available to small business owners.
There are two types of funding available to Albertans affected by the floods:
- Flood assistance payment was given to qualified Albertans who were evacuated from your homes for 7 days or more. This was paid as a pre-loaded debit card and is now available as a cheque. Click here for information about this money.
- For immediate assistance to repair or rebuild your primary residence or business, apply for Disaster Recovery Program. This money funds uninsurable property damage and loss.
Contact your insurance agency, so they can assess how they may be able to help you.
Additional financial assistance, including Employment Insurance, is available for Albertans affected by the flood.
June 2013 Floods
Heavy rainfall can cause mudslides in the mountain regions
Highway flooding in the Crowsnest Pass
Flooding affecting a residential neighbourhood in Blairmore
Crews clean up flood damage in Blairmore
Please leave room for emergency crews to work