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Disaster Unemployment Assistance

This example was created for training and is not official agency text.

  • Before

    Disaster Unemployment Assistance provides financial assistance to individuals whose employment or self-employment has been lost or interrupted as a direct result of a major disaster declared by the President of the United States. Before an individual can be determined eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance, it must be established that the individual is not eligible for regular unemployment insurance benefits (under any state or federal law).

  • After

    You can get financial help from Disaster Unemployment Assistance if your job was lost or interrupted as a direct result of a major disaster declared by the President of the United States. To be eligible, you must show that you are not eligible for regular unemployment insurance benefits (under any state or federal law).