• Flood Recovery

    The Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce is here to support the local business community during these unprecedented times. Our thoughts are with all of those affected by the flooding in downtown Fort McMurray.

    The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) is the primary source of critical updates and recovery information for the Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce.

    We are working together with local agencies such as BILD Wood BuffaloFort McMurray Construction AssociationNAABA, and Wood Buffalo Economic Development to coordinate our efforts and share information coming from all levels of government to help provide you with the tools you need to respond and recover from flooding in downtown Fort McMurray.

  • Disaster Relief Program (DRP) for Fort McMurray

    The RMWB have been approved for a Disaster Recovery Program to help residents, businesses and not-for-profit organizations recover financially from flooding that occurred in 2020.

    Our community has been approved for a Disaster Recovery Program, and you may be eligible to receive funding.  The application process opens on Monday 11 May, 2020 and closes on 5 August 2020. You can apply in one of the following ways:

    • Homeowners and residential tenants can fill out and submit your application through our online portal
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    • Small business, not-for-profit institutions, condo associations, cooperatives and farmers can download and fill out a PDF application and submit it through the email address outlined at   

    The fact sheets below provide you with important information relevant to your application process:

     

    Guidelines

     

    Step-by-Step Procedure

    1. Contact your insurance company to confirm your coverage for your losses/damages due to the disaster event.
    2. If your losses/damages are not covered, submit your application to the Alberta Emergency Management Agency within 90 days of a disaster recovery program being approved for your community.
    3. A case manager is assigned to work with you on your file.
    4. An assessment is completed to determine if you qualify for assistance.

     

    If You are Eligible

    1. Submit your insurance information.
    2. We will then evaluate your damages.
    3. You are required to submit materials to support your application.
    1. You receive a payment for your eligible amount.
    2. Your file is closed.

     

     

     

     

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    The Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce hosts several events throughout the year. Click here for pictures of our Business and Community Awards Reception, our Duffet n' Divot Golf Tournament, our monthly Networking Luncheons and our Small Business Week Celebrations.

     

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