Included in exempt disaster relief payments are special unemployment benefits to persons who became unemployed due to a disaster and who are not eligible for regular Unemployment Insurance. These benefits are called Disaster Unemployment Insurance and
do not appear on the Wage Verification File Inquiry (AWVS).
Illinois Department of Human ServicesJB Pritzker, Governor · Grace B. Hou, Secretary
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