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 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 -- It is a regimented life of working, eating, and sleeping for FEMA rescue workers who continue searching around the clock for survivors and victims from the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center complex.
September 19, 2001
News Release
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.
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.


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Aerial view of Ground Zero

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

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