To file a claim for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) due to Hurricane Michael please click HERE.

The deadline to timely apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) due to Hurricane Michael for those who worked or lived in the affected counties was Monday, December 31, 2018. The work search and full work registration requirements were suspended from October 14 to December 29, 2018, for claimants that filed as a direct result of Hurricane Michael and/or worked or resided in the affected counties.

If you need assistance with filing your initial DUA application, please call 1-800-385-3920.

If you need to submit Proof of Earnings for a DUA claim, please upload the documents through your CONNECT inbox or fax to 1-800-222-7934.

Disaster Unemployment Assistance is available to those who:

  • Worked or were self-employed or were scheduled to begin work or self-employment;
  • Are not able to work or perform services because of physical damage of destruction to the place of employment as a direct result of the disaster;
  • Can establish that the work or self-employment they can no longer perform was their principal source of income; 
  • Do not qualify for regular unemployment benefits from any state;
  • Cannot perform work or self-employment because of an injury as a direct result of the disaster; or
  • Became the breadwinner or major supporter of a household because the former breadwinner’s death occurred as a result of the major disaster.


You must provide the following information to complete your application:

  • Social Security number.
  • Alien registration number and expiration date (if applicable).
  • Name and address of your last employer.
  • If you worked in another state during the past two years, have the name and address of the out-of-state employer.
  • If self-employed and have proof of self-employment for the past two years. (For example, W-2 statements, state or federal tax returns, bank records of accounts, statement from a bank showing your business account, or a copy of title or deed to a business property.)
  • If you were scheduled to work but could not work due to the disaster, you must have the name and address of the employer and date you were scheduled to work.





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