Nova Scotians who have been severely impacted by hurricane Fiona will receive financial support from the Government of Nova Scotia.
Support for individuals
Support helps individuals with losses from Hurricane Fiona.
- $100 for every household that lost power for at least 48 hours to help cover 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 existing $750 Seniors Care Grant to help with storm repairs
- $150 to all current income assistance recipients, including Disability Support Program participants receiving income support (the additional $150 is processed automatically)
- residential property owners and tenants can apply for disaster financial assistance for damage or loss from Hurricane Fiona
- $1,000 per household in emergency funding for people ordered out of their homes or who can’t return to their homes (you can register with the Canadian Red Cross online or by calling 1-800-863-6582)
Support for small businesses and non-profits
- Disaster financial assistance for non-profits: Hurricane Fiona
Non-profits can apply for disaster financial assistance for damage or loss from Hurricane Fiona.
- Disaster financial assistance for small businesses: Hurricane Fiona
Small businesses can apply for disaster financial assistance for damage or loss from Hurricane Fiona.
- Small Business Hurricane Relief Program
Small businesses can apply for a one-time $2,500 grant to help cover the cost of unanticipated business closures from Hurricane Fiona (additional information to come).