Virginia Terrorist Attack Emergency Declaration (EM-3168)

Incident period: September 11, 2001
Emergency Declaration declared on September 12, 2001

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

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.
September 16, 2001
News Release
Washington, DC -- There are a number a special services available to help families who have loved ones still missing as a result of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack.
September 16, 2001
News Release
Washington, DC -- Response and recovery operations at the World Trade Center and Pentagon continue around the clock. Disaster field offices are open in New York and Arlington, Va. Representatives of federal agencies involved in disaster operations have been assigned to these offices. Following is a status report on other aspects of the operations:

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Photo of Director Allbaugh meeting with USR teams.

Arlington, VA, September 15, 2001 -- FEMA Director Joe M. Allbaugh meets with Urban Search and Rescue teams at the Pentagon crash site.

Photo by Jocelyn Augustino/ FEMA News Photo

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