Quebec Spring Floods

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Response highlights 

  • For details on the Red Cross response since the beginning of the floods in Québec, see our overview.
  • Over 2,406 households received emergency support: hotel lodging, food and clothing.
  • 5,498 households were given financial assistance to help them return to a normal life.
  • Close to 670 Red Cross volunteers have been mobilized, working in shifts to provide relief and comfort wherever needed. 
  • A total of $10 million were raised with individuals, businesses, foundations, municipalities, and the Quebec government.

Red Cross teams are still present in four recovery offices in Gatineau, Laval, Rigaud, and Pierrefonds-Roxboro, with mobile teams regularly visiting communities affected by the floods. The Canadian Red Cross is working closely with municipal and provincial authorities.

In addition to the initial $600 in direct financial assistance to flooded households, the Red Cross is providing additional financial assistance to support those hardest hit as they recover. For further details, see this overview of the recovery assistance program

If your household was impacted by floods in Quebec

  • If your residence is destroyed or has major damage, you could be eligible for additional financial assistance. Please register by calling 1-800-863-6582Learn more here.
  • If you need immediate assistance, please visit a Red Cross recovery centre.
Visit our blog to read stories of our impact on the ground. 

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Register to receive financial assistance available to flood-affected individuals, business and communities through the Government of Quebec.