New Jersey Terrorist Attack Emergency Declaration (EM-3169)
Incident period: September 11, 2001
Emergency Declaration declared on September 19, 2001
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
October 4, 2001
New York, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) wants those affected by the World Trade Center attack to know they may be eligible for federal and state assistance even if they have insurance coverage. "Insurance is the primary resource to help put your life back together after a disaster, but there are many things that insurance doesn't cover," says Ted Monette, FEMA coordinating officer. "That is where federal and state disaster programs may be able to help."
October 3, 2001
New York, NY -- Approximately 50 county emergency management coordinators, municipal emergency responders, and emergency medical providers attended State-hosted briefings to learn how the federal government will reimburse their staffs and facilities for exceptional expenses incurred by the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, federal and state recovery officials said.
October 1, 2001
September 29, 2001
New York, NY -- County emergency management coordinators will learn how to apply for federal reimbursement for exceptional costs created by the September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management have scheduled briefings in Morris, Middlesex, and Burlington counties on October 1 and 2, said Peter Martinasco, federal coordinating officer for the State of New Jersey.
September 26, 2001
New York, NY -- More than 174 New Jersey families affected by the World Trade Center attack have been helped by the State of New Jersey's "Family Assistance Center" at Liberty State Park. Counselors from numerous social, financial and functional agencies guide residents through claims procedures and provide emotional support, said Lt. Ed O'Neil, state coordinating officer - New Jersey Office Emergency Management.
September 26, 2001
Washington, DC -- Thus far, 9,333 persons in the New York City (NYC) area have used the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) toll-free teleregistration number (1-800-462-9029) to register for assistance.
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New York, NY -- Flying high over ground zero, this American flag blows in the wind from one of the many cranes working at the World Trade Center recovery operation.
Photo by Michael Rieger/ FEMA News Photo