Public Safety Minister and Sussex MLA Bruce Northrup feeling very emotional speaking about the damage flooding caused to his community last month.
The province announcing Disaster Financial Assistance Program for the 540 homes and businesses suffering damage since April 15th
The maximum assistance amount for structural repairs for homes has been expanded from a cap of $80,000 to $120,000.
Once homeowners register their flood damage at 1-888-298-8555 and are approved for assistance, the province can issue advance payments of up to $4000.
Provincial offices will be established in Sussex and in St. Leonard to assist residents.
The one in Dairytown will be open on Monday morning in the court building.
Staff at these offices will be able to help residents with the paperwork.