Flood claims pour into Saskatchewan’s disaster assistance program
REGINA – Flood claims are beginning to pour into Saskatchewan’s disaster assistance program.
Close to 970 claims have been made in less than a month with 48 people qualifying for emergency advance payments of three-thousand dollars.
Program officials say the advance applies to certain situations, such as basement flooding or a damaged furnace or water heater.
116 communities have been approved for designation under the program.
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