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September 15, 2001
Washington, DC -- One day after the world paused to mourn those lost in the September 11 terrorist attack, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), along with its federal, state, and local...
September 15, 2001
Washington, DC -- Joe M. Allbaugh, director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore visited the site of the Pentagon terrorist attack today.While visiting the...
September 15, 2001
Washington, DC -- The 500 specially trained FEMA workers who staff the agency's teleregistration number for disaster victims are finding that keeping their emotions in check are particularly hard...
September 13, 2001
» New York Terrorist Attack» Virginia Terrorist Attack Following are useful phone numbers for anyone wishing to make donations to aid victims in the aftermath of the terrorist attack on Washington...
September 13, 2001
Washington, DC -- Pet lovers will be heartened to know that our four-footed friends have not been forgotten in dealing with the devastating destruction that took place in New York City and the...
September 13, 2001
Washington, DC -- Recovery operations are underway at the Pentagon and World Trade Center sites, and recovery of victims of the disaster has begun.Initial casualty figures from the New York State...
September 12, 2001
Washington, DC -- The disaster declaration issued by President George Bush last night for parts of New York State triggers disaster assistance to those directly impacted by the effects of the...
September 12, 2001
Washington, DC -- Response from the Federal Emergency Management Agency continues at full activation levels in both the Washington headquarters and all 10 regional offices, one day after the apparent...
September 12, 2001
Washington, DC -- As is the case in any large disaster, FEMA receives a number of calls from people wanting to know to whom they can to donate money, goods or services. Following are some numbers and...
September 12, 2001
Washington, DC -- The following phone numbers are available to victims, families and volunteers in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001: FEMA: The FEMA teleregistration line...
September 12, 2001
Washington, D.C., September 12, 2001 -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) continues to assist state and local officials in New York and Washington D.C., in the aftermath of apparent...
September 12, 2001
Washington, DC -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that the toll-free telephone numbers that New York City area residents and business owners who sustained losses from...
September 12, 2001
Washington, DC -- Many people are eager to volunteer their services, donate cash or donate blood to help victims of the New York and Washington terrorist attacks, said Joe M. Allbaugh, director of...
September 12, 2001
Washington, DC -- The terrorist events in New York and Washington, D.C., have not spared the children of the nation, said Joe M. Allbaugh, director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)....
September 11, 2001
Washington, DC -- In response to the apparent terrorist events, FEMA's Washington-based Emergency Response Team (EST) has fully activated and on 24-hour operations. All 10 of the FEMA regions -...
September 11, 2001
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reported today that President Bush has ordered the release of federal disaster resources and funds for New York to support...
September 11, 2001
» National Urban Search and Rescue Response System Washington, DC -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has deployed 12 Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Teams -- eight to New York and four to...
September 11, 2001
Washington, DC -- FEMA is working closely with the White House and other federal agencies to provide assistance following several apparent terrorism attacks today. High-level meetings between senior...
September 11, 2001
» Important Phone Numbers for Seeking Information or Making Donations Washington, DC -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is urging those interested in helping victims of the apparent...
September 11, 2001
Washington, DC -- FEMA Public Affairs Officer, Marc Wolfson talks about FEMA's role in the Federal Response Plan for the recent attacks in New York and D.C. Listen To The Audio File (WAV Version...