FEMA Obligates Additional $53.3 Million To NYC DDC, NYPD, FDNY And Other Agencies

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February 6, 2003
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New York, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released additional funding today totaling $53.3 million to the state of New York to help New York City recover from the financial burden resulting from the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center (WTC).

The grantees in this round of federal funding totaling $53,366,724 include:

New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC)

  • $15,104,389 for insurance coverage related to demolition and debris removal at the WTC site, including workers' compensation, employer's liability and general liability;

New York City Mayor's Office

  • $6,351,233 for costs incurred in support of the city-managed Family Center, initially located on Pier 94 and later at 49-51 Chambers St.; the Emergency Operations Center/Mayor's Command Center; and the city's Alternative Seat of Government (ASOG), which serves as an alternative site where the city government can function in the event its normal locations are destroyed or unusable; along with other costs for emergency work incurred by the Mayor's Office;

New York City Police Department (NYPD)

  • $2,963,380 for emergency supplies, including computer and office equipment for WTC command centers; safety gear and miscellaneous marine equipment for the harbor unit which transported rescue workers; and traffic control supplies;
  • $1,665,650 for the cost of rental equipment-including light towers, generators, air compressors, forklifts and trucks-required to perform emergency disaster response and recovery work during the period from Sept. 11, 2001 to June 30, 2002;

Fire Department of New York (FDNY)

  • $3,455,305 for the replacement of radios, mobile data terminals and printers, mobile radios and vehicle repeater systems lost or destroyed in the WTC collapse;
  • $2,139,099 for radio equipment used by firefighters and emergency medical service (EMS) personnel at Ground Zero and command centers in the aftermath of the WTC collapse;
  • $1,710,100 for the alarm box network located in the WTC vicinity that was destroyed in the attack;
  • $1,236,289 for contracted on-site uniform cleaning services for FDNY recovery workers;

New York City Department of Law

  • $5,512,541 for damaged and destroyed computer work stations, printers, copiers, fax machines, computer servers and other equipment at the its offices, a half block from the WTC site;

New York City Office of Management and Budget

  • $2,272,978 for temporary relocation of its offices, located approximately one block from the WTC site on Park Place;

New York City Department of Human Resources

  • $1,790,220 for administrative and staffing costs at the city-managed disaster assistance center, which served New Yorkers who experienced economic hardship due to the destruction of the WTC;

New York City Department of Corrections

  • $1,782,330 for emergency response activities of department personnel, including search and rescue efforts, victim identification, site security and debris removal;

New York City Department of Information Technology & Telecommunications

  • $1,437,646 for emergency communications systems and telephone lines for the New York City Office of Emergency Management and Family Assistance Center at piers 92 and 94;

New York City Department of Business ...

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July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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