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September 21, 2001
News Release
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has ordered the release of federal disaster funds for Virginia to aid the recovery of people devastated by the terrorist attack on the Pentagon.
September 21, 2001
News Release
Washington, DC -- In his speech to the country last night, President Bush asked Americans to continue to support the victims of this tragedy with their contributions. He noted those who want to give could go to a central source of information, www.libertyunited.org to find the names of groups providing direct help in New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.
September 20, 2001
News Release
Washington, DC -- A list of victim benefits and assistance points of contact is now available on the FEMA web site. The table includes not only general information for victims the recent terrorist attacks, but also specific material on a variety of program areas including medical, dental, funeral, transportation, loss of income, and crisis counseling. Please note this web page will be updated regularly as additional information is available. Victim Benefits And Assistance Contacts List
September 20, 2001
News Release
Arlington, VA -- A legal assistance helpline and referral service has been established to aid those impacted by the September 11 Pentagon attack, The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today. Effective immediately, the toll-free number, 1-866-606-0626, will operate between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., seven days a week until further notice.
September 19, 2001
News Release
Washington, DC -- It goes without saying that most of America is feeling the effects of stress brought by images and stories of the terrorist attacks on New York City and the Pentagon, and the crash in Pennsylvania. While direct victims and their families are eligible for counseling services, millions of other Americans need to be aware that stressful feelings are normal and there are steps they can take to feel better.
September 19, 2001
News Release
Washington, DC -- At the World Trade Center, site of the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history, FEMA is continuing recovery efforts, assessing damaged buildings and facilities and assisting the city and state of New York in planning for removing the massive amounts of debris. At the Pentagon site, FEMA's priorities are to provide environmental monitoring and technical support, brief state representatives on plans for debris removal and complete briefings for local officials on public assistance available to eligible localities and nonprofit entities.
September 18, 2001
News Release
»  Distribution List for WTC Victim Assistance Matrix Update -- (PDF 101 KB)Washington, DC -- Victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks may be eligible for a wide variety of federal benefits from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Department of Justice (DOJ) and other state and federal agencies with special programs for victims of crime.
September 18, 2001
News Release
Washington, DC -- One week after terrorists attacked the United States, recovery efforts continue in New York and Virginia. Joe M. Allbaugh, director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), visited the World Trade Center site today and pledged FEMA's continuing assistance and resources.
September 17, 2001
News Release
Washington, DC -- On day seven after the terrorist attack on New York and Washington, President Bush will visit the Pentagon site, and FEMA Director Joe M. Allbaugh will go to New York. Responding to and recovering from these attacks have posed an unprecedented challenge, but progress is being made on removing debris and restoring services.

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