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

September 11, 2001
News Release
» National Urban Search and Rescue Response System Washington, DC -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has deployed 12 Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Teams -- eight to New York and four to Washington DC -- to search for victims in buildings damaged by Tuesday's apparent terrorist attacks. The teams operate around the clock, and include engineers and other technical experts and specially trained search dogs.
September 11, 2001
News Release
Washington, DC -- FEMA is working closely with the White House and other federal agencies to provide assistance following several apparent terrorism attacks today. High-level meetings between senior officials from all federal agencies and the Vice President and Condolezza Rice are underway. An operation plan for these types of acts is in place, and FEMA is currently implementing this plan. FEMA has activated its operations center, and is working closely with the FBI's Strategic Information Operation Center (SIOC). FEMA's SIOC liaison has been activated.
September 11, 2001
News Release
Washington, DC -- FEMA Public Affairs Officer, Marc Wolfson talks about FEMA's role in the Federal Response Plan for the recent attacks in New York and D.C.
September 11, 2001
News Release
Washington, DC -- In response to the apparent terrorist events, FEMA's Washington-based Emergency Response Team (EST) has fully activated and on 24-hour operations. All 10 of the FEMA regions - headquartered in Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Chicago, Denton, TX, Denver, San Francisco and Bothell, Wash. - are also fully activated.

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