Deadline Nears for for Georgia Workers Seeking Flood Income Assistance

October 21, 2009

Workers in eight Georgia counties have until Monday to file initial claims for federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance to compensate for loss of income directly resulting from severe storms and flooding last month.

DUA is a federal program established to help workers whose primary income is interrupted due to a disaster. Federal DUA differs from the state’s regular unemployment insurance program in that it provides benefits to self-employed business people and others who are not eligible for Georgia’s regular unemployment insurance benefits.

The maximum weekly benefits amount is $330.

Workers in Carroll, Chattooga, Cherokee, Cobb, Douglas, Paulding, Stephens, and Walker counties affected by Sept. 18 storms are eligible

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