Canadian Red Cross opens online registration portal for people impacted due to B.C. flooding and extreme weather

November 26, 2021 5:54 PM EST

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Canadian Red Cross has now opened an online registration portal for individuals impacted by flooding and extreme weather events in British Columbia that occurred from November 14 to 16.

The Red Cross encourages people evacuated from their primary homes in B.C. to register in one of three ways:

  • Through the online portal at www.redcross.ca
  • Over the phone at 1-800-863-6582 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. PST
  • In-person at one of the locations listed online at www.redcross.ca 

The Canadian Red Cross kindly asks people who have already registered and received a Red Cross registration number to not register again. Multiple registrations can slow down the verification process to receive financial assistance or other supports that may be available.

The Canadian Red Cross is committed to assisting the people impacted by the devasting flooding throughout their journey to recovery.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES@RedCrossCanada | facebook.com/CanadianRedCross | redcross.ca/blog 

Red Cross donor inquiries: WeCare@redcross.ca or 1-800-418-1111

ABOUT THE CANADIAN RED CROSSHere in Canada and overseas, the Red Cross stands ready to help people before, during and after a disaster. As a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement – which is made up of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the International Committee of the Red Cross and 192 national Red Cross and Red Crescent societies – the Canadian Red Cross is dedicated to helping people and communities in Canada and around the world in times of need and supporting them in strengthening their resilience.

MEDIA CONTACTB.C. Media Line: 1-604-709-6747 

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Source: Canadian Red Cross / Croix-Rouge canadienne


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