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

January 31, 2003
News Release
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) allows individuals with extenuating circumstances the opportunity to request to register for disaster assistance for up to 60 days after a registration deadline, which for the World Trade Center disaster ended January 31, 2003.
January 24, 2003
News Release
» 30 Second Spot (MP3) -- 480 KB»  30 Second Spot Transcript -- 20 KBTo Register, Call The Federal Emergency Management Agency Before January 31, 2003, At 1-800-462-9029If You Are Unable To Pay Your Rent Or Mortgage After 9/11, Help Is Still Available From FEMA.Call If You Lived Or Worked In Manhattan Or Were Employed By A Company Dependent On Business In Manhattan; Lost At Least 25 Percent Of Your Income; And Face Eviction Or Foreclosure Because Of This Loss
January 24, 2003
News Release
» 60 Second Spot (MP3) -- 936 KB » 60 Second Spot Transcript -- 21 KBCall The Federal Emergency Management Agency At 1-800-462-9029 By January 31, 2003, To Register For FEMA Disaster Assistance Programs.FEMA May Be Able To Assist You With Paying Your Mortgage Or Rent, If:
January 24, 2003
News Release
New York, NY -- One week remains for individuals, families and businesses affected by the World Trade Center attacks to register for disaster assistance programs, say recovery officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). These federal assistance programs include FEMA's Mortgage and Rental Assistance (MRA) grants and low-interest loans from the SBA for affected individuals and businesses.
January 16, 2003
News Release
New York, NY -- Individuals, families and small businesses affected by the Sept. 11 attack on the World Trade Center have two weeks remaining to register for federal mortgage and rental assistance grants and low-interest loans. Friday, Jan. 31, 2003, is the final day registrations will be accepted for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Mortgage and Rental Assistance (MRA) program. That date is also the deadline for submitting loan applications to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for disaster-related physical or economic injury losses.
January 15, 2003
News Release
New York, NY -- An additional $142.4 million was obligated today by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to the State of New York to reimburse the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for emergency protective measures, temporary ferry services and office relocation expenses incurred after the Sept. 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center. The Port Authority maintained its headquarters and substantial offices at One World Trade Center prior to the attack, leasing approximately 967,000 square feet of space in the building.

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