2013 Flood

The County continues to work on flood recovery from the June 2013 flood.  The majority of the clean-up work is completed with mainly silt and some debris removal left to complete.

For any resident, business or agriculture operator who suffered damage or loss during the flood, a Disaster Recovery Program (DRP) Registration/Claim Centre will be opened in Vulcan from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 15, 2013.  The Centre will be located in Council Chambers in the Administration building of Vulcan County, located at 102 Centre Street in the Town of Vulcan.  See below for further information on the DRP process, manuals to assist you and for a list of what you are required to bring with you to the Registration/Claim Centre.


Disaster Recovery Program – Application Process and Required Documents

Click underlined Disaster Recovery Program - Application Process and Required Documents in PDF

How to apply

1. Follow all instructions of local authorities.

2. Call your insurance company to report the loss.

3. Start your clean-up, take pictures, keep track of the hours you spend cleaning, keep receipts for rentals.

4. Apply in person for funding at the Disaster Recovery Program registration centre in your community or region.

5. When you go to the registration centre, please bring:

o government-issued photo ID

o list of damaged property with estimated measurements of square footage of your home

o photos of damaged property, time spent on clean up and any receipts. Bring these if available

o an alternate mailing address if you are not living in your primary residenceo only if available, a letter from your insurance company confirming losses are uninsurable, a property tax assessment, and photos and lists of damaged property

o If you are a homeowner, bringing your 2013 property tax assessment will help speed up the process.


Visit the registration centre in person.


If you cannot apply at this time

Please continue:

· cleaning up

· repairing damaged property

· saving receipts

· taking photos of the damage



Manuals: Size:
Disaster Recovery Program Manual - Agriculture Operations 1004KB
Disaster Recovery Program Manual - Homeowners & Tenants 1MB
Disaster Recovery Program Manual - Small Business & Landlords 959KB
Disaster Recovery Program Manual - Non-Profit, Institution & Condo Associations 939KB


FAQ's - Disaster Recovery Program 117KB
Homeowners Package (Vulcan Area Residents) 228KB
Flood Funding for Flood Relief  --- Revised July 5, 2013 118KB
Safety Tips - Private Sewage and Water Well Systems. Recovery and Start Up After a Flood. 2193KB