On Wednesday, May 30, the Township of Drummond/North Elmsley was notified that the Province of Ontario has activated the Disaster Relief Assistance for Ontarians (DRAO) program for areas within the municipality affected by recent flooding. The approved areas within Drummond/North Elmsley include all properties around Mississippi Lake and those along the Mississippi River. A PDF map is available here.
Only full-time residences can qualify for funding through the DRAO program, and funding caps apply to most types of household items. Further details on registration for the program can be found on the Ontario government website.
Separate application forms are available for Homeowners and Tenants, or for Small Businesses, Not- for-Profit Organizations and Farms. These can be found here.
For further information, the Township website and Facebook Page are Drummond/North Elmsley’s official sources of information. They are updated regularly.
For more information, contact:
Reid Shepherd, Emergency Information Officer
Township of Drummond/North Elmsley, 310 Port Elmsley Road Perth, Ontario K7H 3C7
Phone: 267-6500 ext. 230