B.C. wildfire evacuees to get additional financial support

August 25, 2021

The Province is teaming with the Canadian Red Cross to provide additional financial assistance to help people meet the immediate needs associated with being evacuated due to wildfires.

Financial assistance will be provided by the Red Cross to eligible households in one of three ways:

  • $2,000 to eligible B.C. households whose primary residence has been severely affected by this season’s wildfires, based on structural loss information provided by EMBC; or
  • $2,000 to eligible households who were evacuated from the Lytton region due to wildfires; or
  • $1,200 for B.C. households under mandatory evacuation order for longer than 10 consecutive days during the 2021 wildfire season.

Read the full press release.