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Thanksgiving Rainstorm 2016

Historical rainfall amounts were recorded from a rain event that began Sunday evening October 9 or Monday morning October 10, depending upon location, and lasting into the early morning of Tuesday, October 11. Several areas of the province were affected; most notably the central region, the Connaigre Peninsula, and south coast of the island portion of the province.

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The following information is for residents and communities affected by the recent rainfall:

Newfoundland and Labrador Disaster Financial Assistance Program (NL-DFAP)

Department of Municipal Affairs, Fire and Emergency Services is responsible for the administration of the federal government’s Disaster Financial Assistance Arrangements (DFAA) when the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador authorizes a provincial disaster financial assistance program (NL-DFAP) in response to a specific emergency or adverse weather event. This program provides financial assistance related to disaster recovery in accordance with the Federal Government’s DFAA guidelines for eligible events.

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