Quebec Spring Floods

Response highlights 

  • Over 4,200 people assisted by the Red Cross.
  • More than 640 Red Cross volunteers have been mobilized, working in shifts to provide relief and comfort wherever needed. 
  • 9.1 million dollars raised so far, while individuals and partners continue to give generously.

Since the onset of the disaster, Red Cross volunteers have been present in recovery centres, providing shelter, food and clothing based on each individual’s specific needs.

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 will be 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

  •  You may be eligible to receive $600 in direct financial assistance. Please register by calling 1-800-863-6582Learn more here.
  • 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.

Show your support for the Canadian Red Cross' response efforts:

Canadians wishing to help are encouraged to make a financial donation to the Spring Floods Appeal Quebec online or by calling 1-800-418-1111.

With your donation, the Red Cross will work alongside those most affected and remain by their side to provide assistance as they recover from this disaster.

To learn more about the impact of your donation, read our One month donor report on the Red Cross response across Canada.

If you wish to get involved with the Red Cross:

Apply to become a volunteer. We will contact applicants depending on operational needs when needs arise in your community.

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