2021 Flood and Communicable Disease Plan

The British Columbia Chicken Marketing Board’s has compiled a list of reputable organizations and groups who are offering help to victims of the 2021 flood and we are committed to limit the spread of communicable disease.

Ways to Help

Donate to the British Columbia Floods & Extreme Weather Appeal – https://donate.redcross.ca/page/94172/donate/1 

The Canadian Red Cross is working to get help to people in and around affected areas as quickly as possible and provide humanitarian assistance for new needs as they arise. Money raised will enable the Red Cross to carry out relief, recovery, resiliency and risk reduction activities in and beyond the region at the individual and community levels. 

Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund – https://abbotsfordcf.org/grants/disaster/ 

The Abbotsford Community Foundation (ACF), the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce and the University of the Fraser Valley have been following the impact of the flooding on and around our community. In response we have jointly established the Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund. This fund will support front-line agencies providing essential services to affected families and businesses.

Abbotsford Food Bank Donations During BC Flooding – https://archway.ca/donate/flood/ 

The Abbotsford food bank is reaching out to the community to help refill their supplies of food and donations towards increased procurement costs. 

Hope Food Bank Donations – https://hopecommunityservices.com/donate/
Help support the community of Hope with financial donations for much-needed food and supply purchases.  

Chilliwack Food Bank Donations – https://www.comserv.bc.ca/  

Help support the community of Chilliwack with financial or food and goods donations for much-needed food and supplies. 

Government of British Columbia Disaster Financial Assistance – https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-management/preparedbc/evacuee-guidance/disaster-financial-assistance 

After a disaster, the provincial government may declare the event eligible for Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA). Once declared, the DFA program may compensate applicants for essential uninsurable losses. 

United Way for BC Flood Response Fund – https://uwbc.ca/flood/ 

A variety of programs and essential supports will be critical as BC residents respond and recover physically and emotionally from the devastation of floods throughout our province. The United for BC Flood Response Fund will play an important role in helping affected communities in the aftermath of these floods. Funds go towards addressing important needs like housing, food assistance, trauma and mental health support. 

Canadian Blood Services – https://myaccount.blood.ca/en/donate 

In many parts of the Fraser Valley, blood donations are needed. Donors can visit the Canadian Blood Services website for details. 

GoFundMe Verified Donation Links – https://www.gofundme.com/en-ca/c/act/bc-flooding 

Help Those Affected by BC Flooding. Donate to the verified fundraisers below to support those affected. 

Office Communicable Disease Safety Plan

The BCCMB’s Office Communicable Disease Safety Plan establishes and explains the policies, practices and conditions necessary to minimize the spread of communicable diseases in our workplace.