Get Help: Disaster Relief and Recovery

A mother carries a Canadian Red Cross care kit while walking holder her sons hand

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When personal disasters strike, the Canadian Red Cross provides food, shelter, clothing and essential supplies for up to 72 hours.

If you have been affected by a personal disaster and require assistance, contact us:

Alberta

1-888-800-6493

British Columbia
1-888-800-6493

Manitoba 
1-888-800-6493

New Brunswick
1-800-222-9597

Newfoundland and Labrador
1-800-222-9597

Nova Scotia
1-800-222-9597

Northwest Territories
1-888-800-6493

Nunavut
1-888-800-6493

Ontario 
1-800-850-5090

Prince Edward Island
1-800-222-9597

Quebec
1-877-362-2433

Saskatchewan 

1-888-800-6493 

Yukon 
1-888-800-6493

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.

Large-scale disasters typically affect more than 25 people or 10 homes in a community. 

If you have been affected by a large-scale disaster in Canada the Red Cross can help you. Please visit this section for more information and to register for assistance. 

Following an emergency or disaster, a person may experience a range of thoughts, feelings and behaviour that can be intense, confusing and frightening. Learn more about Coping With Crisis