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2019 Flood Victims Notices

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NOTICE TO THE FLOOD VICTIMS

May 31, 2019 — Be Prepared; Before and After a Flood 

Read the complete article from South Nation Conservation


 

Water samples kits from the Eastern Ontario Health Unit are available at the Townhall in Plantagenet to analyze the water from your well, to know if your water is safe to drink.

205, Old Highway 17, Plantagenet ON K0B 1L0

More information on the water sample kit


Health Canada

FLOOD CLEANUP: KEEP IN MIND INDOOR AIR QUALITY

ADDRESSING MOISTURE AND MOULD IN YOUR HOME


Psychological Support

With the times of uncertainty about floods, please be aware that there are services offer by the Hawkesbury and District General Hospital for psychological support in case of anxiety, stress, fear or anger.

1.844.304.1414 Hawkesbury and District General Hospital
1.866.996.0991 Crisis Line Available 24/7


Before reconnecting your appliances

Thinking of reconnecting your appliances, plugging in an item after the floods? Call the Electrical Safety Authority 1-877-ESA-SAFE or visit their website: https://www.esasafe.com/


Sandbags and Debris from the Ottawa River.

 

We recommend keeping your sandbags until the lift of the emergency statement. If you decide to dispose of them before that time, the landfill from Alfred will accept them, as well as the debris from the Ottawa River, free of charge.

Address: 3420 Concession 4, Alfred ON

Opening hours: Tuesdays and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 


Government of Ontario Funds

Disaster Assistance for Ontarians

Ontario Government Activates Disaster Recovery Assistance to Support Residents in the Ottawa River.

Information and to submit your application:
Newsroom- Bulletin

DRAO info sheet

DRAO Questionnaire

Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians: Program Guidelines



Canadian Red Cross Funds

The Canadian Red Cross has made available $2.5 million to help the flood victims.
Follow the link to register online or call 1-800-863-6582 to have a Red Cross representative help you from Monday to Sunday 9 am to 9 pm EST. 

Information letter by the Canadian Red Cross


https://www.redcross.ca/…/…/spring-flooding-in-ontario-2019…

 


Tax Payer Relief

Important message from the hon. MP Glengarry-Prescott-Russell, M. Francis Drouin : 
''Good afternoon,

Our government recognizes the difficulties faced by Canadians affected by recent flooding and is committed to help reduce their burden.

The CRA understands that natural disasters may cause hardship for taxpayers whose primary concern during this time are their families, homes, and communities. These individuals, businesses, and first responders may find themselves unable to file or pay taxes on time. If so, the CRA encourages them to make a request for taxpayer relief. Taxpayers can make a request for taxpayer relief online, by using Form RC4288, Request for Taxpayer Relief, or by calling the CRA at 1-800-959-8281 for individual enquiries, and at 1-800-959-5525 for business enquiries. The CRA will consider these requests on a case-by-case basis.

Taxpayers who are unable to physically access institutions they normally depend on are encouraged to register for the CRA’s secure online services. Through My Account, individuals can register for direct deposit and avoid interruptions to tax refund or benefit payments they may be expecting.

Our office is ready to assist citizens fill in and submit the forms. We can be reached at 1-800-990-0490 or at francis.drouin@parl.gc.ca.''


Further questions?

If you have further questions on the programs offered, or need help, please contact Mrs. Geneviève Goulet ggoulet@alfred-plantagenet.com 613.673.4797 ext. 226. Please note that all requests must be filled by the flood victims themselves.