News from Kamloops

July 2, 2015

Disaster Financial Assistance & ESS Extensions Public Meeting

Kamloops, B.C. –In response to the rain event on June 30th, the Province of BC has representatives arriving from Disaster Financial Assistance to speak to the affected residents of Kamloops.
 
Only affected residents are invited to attend a public information meeting on:

Friday, July 3rd
11:00 AM
Interior Savings Centre – Parkside Lounge

DFA representatives will answer questions on disaster financial assistance including how to apply.

Out of respect for the confidentiality of the residents, this meeting is limited to the residents of Parkview Drive, Irving Place, Rhonmore Crescent, Oakdale Mobile Home Park, Oak Hills Boulevard and the 2400 block of Westsyde Road.

Media are respectfully not invited.

More information can be found on the DFA website at: http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/emergency-response-and-recovery/disaster-financial-assistance. Hard copies of the application form are also available at City Hall.

Emergency Social Services Extensions
ESS staff will be on site to process applications for extensions to emergency social services, including hotel accommodation and food vouchers. Extensions will be made on a case-by-case basis.

The City apologizes for the late notification. It is our goal to present information to you as timely as possible. We thank you for your cooperation and patience during the recent rain event. For additional information, please call the Public Works Center at 250-828-3461.

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Media Contact:
David Trawin, CAO
City of Kamloops
250-828-3498
dtrawin@kamloops.ca