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Virginia Terrorist Attack Emergency Declaration (EM-3168)

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Incident period: September 11, 2001
Emergency Declaration declared on September 12, 2001


September 21, 2001 - News Release

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.

September 21, 2001 - News Release

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, to find the names of groups providing direct help in New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.

September 20, 2001 - News Release

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

Financial Assistance

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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Photo of Director Allbaugh meeting with USR teams.

Arlington, VA, September 15, 2001 -- FEMA Director Joe M. Allbaugh meets with Urban Search and Rescue teams at the Pentagon crash site.

Photo by Jocelyn Augustino/ FEMA News Photo

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