Sol Mamakwa MPP for Kiiwetinoong

Government of Ontario

Ontario Disaster Assistance Program Activated Locally

Published on June 9, 2022
The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing announced today the activation of the Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians program for the following areas (map attached):
◼Sioux Lookout
◼Ear Falls
◼Red Lake
The DRAO program applies to a primary residence and its basic contents, or to a small business, farm or not-for-profit organization and may provide assistance for basic emergency and clean up expenses and the costs to repair or replace essential property not covered by insurance.
Property owners can visit the page below for program details:


Residents with no insurance coverage or whose insurance coverage is insufficient to cover essential costs have until October 7 to apply for assistance through the program.

For more information on making an application visit Disaster Assistance, call 1-877-822-0116 or email [email protected] after speaking with a private insurance provider.