A representative from
Friday's announcement brings the total to 45
Egan said that in disasters such as a hurricane it is an important part of the recovery process that a county's residents stay in touch with their county emergency manager.
To register for disaster assistance, call 1-800-621-
The designation also mean
As part of the designation, Gov.
Also approved this week were,
To obtain the benefits, eligible individuals must file an application by
Workers who became unemployed as a direct result of the effects of Hurricane Matthew impacting
Workers or business owners meeting the following criteria may be eligible for benefits:
-- Individuals who are unemployed due to the disaster, and do not qualify for regular unemployment insurance benefits. If you are eligible for regular unemployment insurance benefits, you must first exhaust those benefits before you are eligible for DUA.
-- Self-employed individuals and small business owners who lost income due to the disaster.
-- Individuals who were prevented from working due to an injury caused by the disaster.
-- Individuals who have become the major supplier of household income due to the disaster-related death or injury
of the previous major supplier of household income.
-- Individuals who are unable to reach their job or self-employment location because they must travel through the affected area and are prevented from doing so by the disaster.
-- Individuals who were to commence employment or self-employment but were prevented from doing so by the disaster.
Individuals need to file first for regular unemployment insurance. If an individual is determined ineligible for regular unemployment insurance, or has exhausted their regular unemployment insurance benefits, a DUA claim can then be filed.
Those filing will need a
DUA is available for weeks of employment beginning with the week starting
Individuals may contact DES by calling 1-866-795-8877 from
Those who are self-employed, will be required to submit ther most recent Federal Income Tax returns and/or a profit and loss statement to establish your weekly amount. If claimants have any questions, they can email DES at [email protected] or go to our website at www.ncesc.com.
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