Damage to Rockwell Drive rendered the Harrison Hot Springs street unrecognizable and utterly destroyed by this weekend’s floods. More than 40 homes needed to be evacuated from the area. (Colin Caldwell/Contributed)

Damage to Rockwell Drive rendered the Harrison Hot Springs street unrecognizable and utterly destroyed by this weekend’s floods. More than 40 homes needed to be evacuated from the area. (Colin Caldwell/Contributed)

Local victims of flood may qualify for financial assistance

Applications for Disaster Financial Assistance are available online

Those affected by the recent flood damage in the District of Kent could be qualified for Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA) from the government.

The Village of Harrison Hot Springs announced on Tuesday that residents in the areas affected by major flooding between Jan. 31 and Feb. 2 may apply for DFA using an online application at http://www.gov.bc.ca/disasterfinancialassistance.

On the website, users will be guided through a step-by-step application. There is also general information about disaster recovery available on the same site.



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