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Suffolk residents who experienced exceptional property flooding during Storm Babet will start receiving financial support during November.
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.
Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils are working with Suffolk County Council collecting information and assessing the reports, and will shortly be able to start distributing funding to eligible property owners within our districts.
All reports of property flooding need to be submitted via the Suffolk County Council reporting tool now.
Households and businesses that suffered internal flooding between 19 - 25 October 2023 due to Storm Babet may be eligible for:
Suffolk County Council will then work in partnership with Babergh and Mid Suffolk, East Suffolk, Ipswich and West Suffolk councils to ensure these discounts and payments start during November.
Reporting your flood damage is the first step to receiving a potential payout.
If you have experienced flooding to your property as a result of Storm Babet, you need to:
Those who aren’t able to submit their report online, please call 0345 606 6171.