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
September 25, 2001
Washington, DC -- Senior FEMA Readiness, Response and Recovery officials met yesterday at FEMA headquarters with principal staff from the Department of Justice's Office for Victims of Crime, the Department of Labor, the Department of Health and Human Services' Center for Mental Health Services and the American Red Cross to discuss coordination issues in providing assistance to individuals impacted by the disaster.
September 24, 2001
Washington, DC -- Federal agencies continue to support the efforts of state and local governments in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. A total of 6,269 federal personnel are working in direct support of operations in New York and Virginia. This includes 1,506 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its Urban Search and Rescue task forces. Here is the latest information: New York
September 23, 2001
Washington, DC -- Federal, state and local government response and recovery operations continue in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. A total of 6,547 federal employees are working in direct support of operations in New York and Virginia. This includes 1,544 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its Urban Search and Rescue task forces. Here is the latest information: New York
September 21, 2001
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
September 19, 2001
President Approves Emergency Funds For New Jersey - Response To World Trade Center Terrorists Attacks
Washington, DC -- Federal funds were made available for New Jersey by President Bush today to cover state and local emergency response costs associated with the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center last week, according to the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA Director Joe M. Allbaugh said the assistance was authorized under an emergency declaration issued by the President following a review of the agency's analysis of the state's request for federal 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