New York Terrorist Attack (DR-1391)

Incident period: September 11, 2001
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 11, 2001

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

March 27, 2003
News Release
New York, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) obligated an additional $87.1 million to the state of New York to help the city of New York continue its long-term recovery from the World Trade Center (WTC) attack. With the new grants announced today, the total funding obligated through FEMA's Public Assistance program is $2.24 billion. The total obligated FEMA dollars to date is $5.85 billion.
March 17, 2003
News Release
New York, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) obligated an additional $92.4 million today to the State of New York, reimbursing the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for the construction of a temporary PATH station at the World Trade Center (WTC) site.
March 11, 2003
News Release
New York, NY -- -$250 million was obligated today by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to reimburse state and local governments for costs associated with line-of-duty pensions to the surviving spouses and children of police officers and firefighters killed in the collapse of the World Trade Center.
February 26, 2003
News Release
New York, NY -- With new authority provided in the fiscal year 2003 "omnibus" appropriations bill, signed by President George W. Bush last week, Joe M. Allbaugh, director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), announced the final spending plan for costs associated with the World Trade Center disaster. The plan accounts for the approximately $8.8 billion that has been appropriated to FEMA as part of President Bush's commitment to provide more than $20 billion to New York in response to the September 11th terrorist attacks.
February 12, 2003
News Release
New York, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that its Helpline and New York Applicant Assistance Center will be closed on Monday, Feb. 17, 2003, in observance of Presidents' Day. Both the Helpline and the FEMA Applicant Assistance Center, located at 141 Worth St. in lower Manhattan (the former DMV Building), will resume operations Tuesday, Feb. 18.
February 6, 2003
News Release
New York, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released additional funding today totaling $53.3 million to the state of New York to help New York City recover from the financial burden resulting from the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center (WTC). The grantees in this round of federal funding totaling $53,366,724 include: New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC)

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