Disaster Financial Assistance


Disaster Financial Assistance provides financial support to assist individuals, small businesses and community governments in recovering from a disaster and restoring damaged property to its pre-disaster condition.

When Disaster Financial Assistance may be available

  • An event is an emergency:
  • Damage was so widespread that a significant number of people or properties are affected;
  • The health, safety, and welfare of the affected residents are at risk;
  • Emergency operations are conducted;
  • A community, small businesses and community residents make serious efforts to protect property and minimize risk; and
  • The Government of the Northwest Territories applies the Disaster Assistance Policy.

FORMS: Apply for Disaster Assistance

To determine your eligibility or for more information:

  • Dehcho Region: (867) 695-7220 
  • Inuvik Region: (867) 777-7121
  • North Slave Region: (867) 767-9167
  • Sahtu Region: (867) 587-7100
  • South Slave Region: (867) 872-6525