Personal Disasters

image of apartment fireA personal disaster typically affects a single family. It could be a house fire or sewage backup. When personal disasters strike, the Canadian Red Cross provides food, shelter, clothing and essential supplies for up to 72 hours.

Through a network of trained volunteers throughout the country, the Canadian Red Cross can respond to disasters quickly wherever and whenever they strike. 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

If you have been affected by a personal disaster, such as a house fire, Contact Us:

1-888-800-6493 1-800-222-9597 1-416-209-0432 1-877-362-2433
British Columbia
North West Territories
New Brunswick
Newfoundland and Labrador
Nova Scotia
Prince Edward Island
For assistance in the GTA, call 416-676-8559

Red Cross volunteers located throughout the country are essential to ensuring families affected by disasters receive assistance quickly. Find out how you can volunteer and start helping families near you.

A family near you may have lost everything. You can help. Your financial support can help a family immediately following a disaster. Donate now