Disaster Unemployment Assistance:
•Disaster Unemployment Assistance is a benefit program funded by the U.S. Department of Labor that assists individuals who become unemployed as a result of a disaster. Eligible applicants may apply at www.connect.myflorida.com
•DUA is available for weeks of unemployment beginning 9/25/2022 until 4/1/2023, only if the individual’s unemployment continues to be a direct result of Hurricane Ian. DUA is only available for those individuals who are unemployed as a direct result of Hurricane Ian. If a claimant is currently receiving state Reemployment Assistance, they will not be eligible for DUA.