Humanitarian Assistance Scheme:

If you have been flooded you may be able to get financial help from the Department of Social Protection’s Humanitarian Assistance Scheme. The scheme aims to provide financial support to people who have suffered damage to their home.

What is covered by the scheme?
1. Emergency income support payments.
2. Damage to your home and its essential contents, such as:
-Carpets
-Flooring
-Furniture
-Household appliances and bedding.
3. Structural damage may also be considered.

What is not covered under the scheme?
-Commercial and business losses
There is a separate emergency scheme to help small businesses administered by the Irish Red Cross: Click Here
-Losses covered by an insurance policy
-Loss or damage to private rented accommodation or local authority accommodation

For more information telephone: (057) 9318543 or Click Here

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