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

August 30, 2002
News Release
New York, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced close to $35 million in additional funds 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.
August 29, 2002
News Release
New York, NY -- In the nearly one year since the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved more than $4.5 billion to the state of New York through its public assistance program to reimburse state and city agencies for response and recover. Long-term recovery is expected to continue over the next several years, and FEMA anticipates that many additional project requests will be prepared and submitted for funding throughout this process.
August 29, 2002
News Release
New York, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Applicant Assistance Center will be closed on Monday Sept. 2, 2002, in observance of the Labor Day holiday. Serving applicants impacted by the World Trade Center (WTC) attack, the Assistance Center will resume operations on Tuesday, Sept. 3. Regular hours for the facility, which is located at 141 Worth St. in lower Manhattan, are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
August 26, 2002
News Release
New York, NY -- Nearly one year after the World Trade Center attack, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and New York State Emergency Management Office (SEMO) disaster assistance for New York area households and businesses has exceeded $673.6 million. More than 103,000 applications have been taken through FEMA's teleregistration line, which represents the first step for individuals, families and businesses seeking federal and state assistance.
August 22, 2002
News Release
New York, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) obligated $66.7 million to the state of New York today to reimburse the Department of Sanitation of New York (DSNY) for the costs of labor and heavy equipment used in the massive cleanup effort following the Sept. 11 attack on the World Trade Center.

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