On Jan. 12-13, 2018, more than 100 millimeters of rain fell in less than 24 hours causing flooding and washouts in southern parts of the province. Damage to private and public infrastructure was extensive, with recovery costs estimated to be about $9.6 million. Several roads and bridges were damaged Thousands of NB Power's customers were without power, mainly in Kent County and Kennebecasis Valley.
The Disaster Financial Assistance program helps people and municipalities get back on their feet after a disaster. This program provides assistance for eligible damages and losses that threaten the health and safety of individuals and municipalities.
Homeowners, small businesses and not-for-profit organizations have until May 15, 2018 to submit an application.