Apply for Hunters and Trappers Disaster Compensation

In the event that a traditional harvester in the Northwest Territories suffers loss or damage to equipment or assets because of a natural disaster, compensation may be available.

Who’s eligible? 

You must:

  • Be actively engaged in renewable resource harvesting activities

And be either:

  • A General Hunting Licence-holder


  • A land claim beneficiary


Compensation will not be considered for:

  • Losses due to  wildfire (separate program)
  • Losses due to accidents, carelessness or acts of vandalism.

How to apply 

To get started with your claim, or for more information, contact your local Environment and Natural Resources office.