Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has ordered the release of federal disaster funds for Virginia to aid the recovery of people devastated by the terrorist attack on the Pentagon.
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.
Washington, DC -- A list of victim benefits and assistance points of contact is now available on the FEMA web site. The table includes not only general information for victims the recent terrorist attacks, but also specific material on a variety of program areas including medical, dental, funeral, transportation, loss of income, and crisis counseling. Please note this web page will be updated regularly as additional information is available. Victim Benefits And Assistance Contacts List
If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.
If and when public assistance obligated dollar information is available for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.
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Arlington, VA, September 15, 2001 -- FEMA Director Joe M. Allbaugh
meets with Urban Search and Rescue teams at the Pentagon crash site.