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Grants available following Storm Henk for flood victims

 

Residents affected by recent flooding – grant funding available
Following the recent flooding caused by Storm Henk, if you’ve been significantly impacted, you can apply for Government grant funding.
There are several different types of support, depending on the damage and the type of property affected, including:

  • Community Recovery Grant: grants of up to £500 to help affected severely affected flooding households with their immediate recovery.
  • Council Tax Discount: 100% council tax relief, for a minimum of three months, for residents whose property has been flooded, or which is considered unliveable, as a consequence of Storm Henk.
  • Property Flood Resilience Repair Grant Scheme: grants of up to £5,000 will be made available to eligible local authorities to help homes to become more resilient to flooding by helping to pay for a range of property improvements.
  • Farming Recovery Fund: Farmers who have suffered uninsurable damage to their land will be able to apply for grants of up to £25,000 towards repair and reinstatement costs for farmers adversely affected by exceptional flooding.

Click here for details: https://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/civil-emergencies-flooding