Province of BC’s Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA)

The application process for Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA) is now open for individuals, small businesses, farms, and charitable organizations who have been impacted by the overland floods in British Columbia during the dates of November 14-16, 2021 in the geographic areas of Vancouver Island, Southwest, Central, and Southeast of the province including First Nations communities, electoral areas and municipalities within the geographic boundaries of these areas. 

The DFA  program has a four-step application process with a deadline of February 12, 2022.

DFA is a Province of BC program meant to compensate for sudden, unexpected, and uninsurable losses. The DFA program is administered by Emergency Management BC, part of the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General.

Please visit the DFA program webpage for specifics regarding eligible applicants, eligible losses, and the application process:

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact the DFA team at:


Phone: 1-888-257-4777 (toll-free)

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