Disaster Financial Assistance

After a disaster, people sometimes need help to get back on their feet. Support can go a long way toward making lives better and communities stronger.

Disaster financial assistance is designed to help residents, farmers, small businesses and not-for-profit organizations recover from uninsurable emergency-related damage.

Nova Scotia provides assistance under an agreement with the federal government. Details of the program guidelines are available at:


If you have uninsurable damages to your home, small business or not-for-profit organization, you may be eligible for assistance.

If you have questions regarding an existing claim for the October 2016 Floods please call 1-866-424-5620.