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Board of Veterans' Appeals

 

Natural Disasters Qualifying for Advance on Docket (AOD)

The Board is making special provisions for Veterans impacted by natural disasters with appeals before the Board. Veterans can request an advancement on the docket (AOD) to accelerate their appeal. Additional instructions can be found on the Board’s Customer Service Page.

The following is a list of natural disasters, the locations qualifying and the period during which an appeal can be accelerated.

Super Typhoon Yutu – Until April 30, 2019

Residents of the following regions of the Mariana Islands are eligible:

Northern Islands (Municipality)
Rota (Municipality)
Saipan (Municipality)
Tinian (Municipality)

Hurricane Michael - Until April 30, 2019

Residents of the following counties in Florida are eligible:

Bay
Calhoun
Franklin
Gadsden
Gulf
Holmes
Jackson
Leon
Liberty
Taylor
Wakulla
Washington

Residents of the following counties in Georgia are eligible:

Baker
Crisp
Decatur
Dougherty
Early
Grady
Lee
Miler
Mitchell
Seminole
Terrel
Thomas
Worth

Hurricane Florence – Until March 31, 2019

Residents of the following counties in North and South Carolina are eligible:

Beaufort
Bladen
Brunswick
Carteret
Columbus
Craven
Cumberland
Dillon
Duplin
Harnett
Horry
Jones
Lenoir
Marion
Marlboro
New Hanover
Onslow
Pamlico
Pender
Robeson
Sampson
Wayne County

Hurricane Maria – Until September 30, 2018

Residents of the following counties in Puerto Rico are eligible:

Adjuntas
Aguada
Aguadilla
Aguas Buenas
Aibonito
Anasco
Arecibo
Arroya
Barceloneta
Barranquitas
Bayamon
Cabo Rojo
Caguas
Camuy
Canovanas
Carolina
Catano
Cayey
Ceiba
Ciales
Cidra
Coamo
Comerio
Corozal
Culebra
Dorado
Fajardo
Florida
Guanica
Guanica
Guayama
Guayanilla
Guaynabo
Gurabo
Hatill
Hormiguero
Humacao
Humacao
Isabela
Isabela
Jayuya
Juana Diaz
Juncos
Lajas
Lares
Las Marias
Las Piedras
Loiza
Luquillo
Manati
Maricao
Maunabo
Mayaguez
Moca
Morovis
Naguabo
Naranjito
Orocovis
Patillas
Penuelas
Ponce
Quebradillas
Rincon Rio Grande
Sabana Grande
Salinas
San German
San Juan
San Lorenzo
San Sebastian
Santa Isabel
Toa Alta
Toa Baja
Trujillo Alto
Utuado
Vega Alta
Vega Baja
Vieques
Villalba
Yabucoa
Yauco

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