The CNMI Department of Labor announced it has re-extended the application submission deadline for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) for Typhoon Mangkhut (FEMA-4396-DR-MP) and Super Typhoon Yutu (FEMA-4404-DR-MP). The new deadline to apply for DUA is Feb. 14, 2019.
The DUA program provides payment relief and reemployment assistance to individuals who are unemployed as a direct result of a major disaster.
HOW AND WHERE TO APPLY
Claimants may apply for DUA either in person, by mail, or by phone. DUA applications and other forms may be obtained at either of the following location(s):
– SAIPAN: Bldg. 1334, Ascencion Drive, Capitol Hill, Saipan, MP 96950
– ROTA: Mayor’s Office, Tatachog, Rota, MP 96951
– TINIAN: Edu’s Plaza, 1st Floor, San Jose Village, Tinian, MP 96952
Individuals applying by phone should have their social security number available when calling, along with the name and address of their last employer or prospective employer of record or basic information regarding their business, if self-employed. Phone applications can be made by calling any of the following numbers Monday through Friday between 9am through 3pm.
– SAIPAN: 670-788-4180, 670-788-4183, 670-788-4768, 670-788-4769, 670-664-3190, 670-322-0996
– TINIAN: 670-287-0411, 670-783-2005
– ROTA: 670-532-9479
Individuals who willfully conceal material facts or knowingly making false statement(s) to obtain DUA to which they are not entitled will be required to repay all benefits fraudulently collected and may be subject to prosecution under 18 U.S.C. 1001.
CNMI DOL is an equal opportunity employer/program and auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Visit CNMI DOL’s website at www.marianaslabor.net for more DUA-related information. (PR)