Unemployment Disaster Benefits (May Cover Eligible Independent Contractors):

If you do not qualify for unemployment benefits, you may qualify for the Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) program, which provides unemployment benefits to individuals who have become unemployed as a direct result of a Presidentially declared major disaster (COVID-19).



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