Any disaster relief payment made by federal, state, or local governments, or by a disaster relief group is exempt. These exempt payments include Disaster Unemployment Insurance, which is available to persons who are unemployed due to
a disaster and who are not eligible for Unemployment Insurance. These payments do not appear on the Wage Verification File Inquiry (AWVS).
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