October 6, 2022 – Government of PEI: Residents facing financial difficulties due to Hurricane Fiona can still access various government and community partner supports.
Last week, the Province of Prince Edward Island announced a number of financial assistance initiatives for residents, not-for-profits and businesses.
Island Household Financial Assistance
All Island households who have been impacted financially by Hurricane Fiona can apply(link is external) to the Canadian Red Cross for $250 per household in financial support online or by calling 1-800-863-6582 between 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. daily. As of October 6, the Canadian Red Cross has distributed to one-time financial assistance of $250 to 14,727 Island households, for a total of $3,681,750 to date.
Provincial Disaster Financial Assistance Program
Since the official launch of the Provincial Disaster Financial Assistance Program on October 3, the Canadian Red Cross has received 379 registrations. Of these, 144 have completed a full application and 129 have met the program criteria. Eighty-four applicants of these 129 have received reimbursements.
Read the full news release here