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
October 23, 2002
New York, NY -- Recovery officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency today announced new procedures designed to expedite the registration process for the Individual and Family Grant (IFG) program at the FEMA Applicant Assistance Center in lower Manhattan.
October 22, 2002
FEMA Funds NYC Department of Education Request for Lost Instructional Time Resulting from WTC Disaster
» NYC Department of Education Public Assistance Funding Backgrounder New York, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that it has approved an approximately $80 million grant to New York City's Department of Education (DOE) for extended classroom instruction. The funding, which represents the full amount requested by New York City, is intended to compensate school children for time lost in the classroom after the attack on the World Trade Center.
October 18, 2002
New York, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) obligated an additional $19.5 million in funding today to the state of New York to help New York recover from the tragic events of Sept. 11. The grants approved today will provide funding to the New York City Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME), which fully mobilized following the World Trade Center disaster. The OCME's main responsibility was to establish and implement protocols for identifying the victim remains recovered from Ground Zero.
October 17, 2002
FEMA Releases $13.9 Million To The Port Authority For Rail Cars, Vehicles And Other Emergency Measures
New York, NY -- An additional $13.9 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 destroyed rail cars, vehicles and emergency protective measures associated with the World Trade Center attack. The Public Assistance funds come as a result of President Bush's federal disaster declaration after the Sept. 11 tragedy and are in addition to funding previously approved to cover overtime costs.
October 17, 2002
New York, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released $2.5 million today to the state of New York to assist New Jersey Transit expedite emergency construction projects at New York's Pennsylvania Station.
October 2, 2002
New York, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released additional funding today totaling $47,899,155 to help both the state of New York and New York City recover from the financial burden resulting from the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. The grantees in this round of federal funding include: New York City Department of Business Services