Following the recent Government announcement of grants and council tax reductions through the Flood Recovery Framework, Councils in Suffolk have received 750 reports of internal flooding to homes or businesses, and this number is expected to increase.
Suffolk County Council is working in partnership with Babergh and Mid-Suffolk, East Suffolk, Ipswich and West Suffolk Councils to ensure these discounts and payments start during November.
To access funding all reports of property flooding need to be submitted via the Suffolk County Council reporting tool now.
If you have experienced flooding to your property as a result of Storm Babet between 19 - 25 October 2023 you need to report your flood damage as the first step to receiving a potential payout.
You need to:
When you submit your report you will be provided with a report reference number for use in all future correspondence.
For those who aren't able to submit their report online, or who have any questions about their report please call 0345 606 6171
Households and businesses that suffered internal flooding between 19 - 25 October 2023 due to Storm Babet may be eligible for:
Councillor Matthew Hicks, Suffolk County Council's leader, said:
"We are committed to ensuring this vital financial support finds its way into the hands of those who need it. I encourage those who have not yet submitted a report via the reporting tool to do so as soon as possible."