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

November 29, 2001
News Release
New Jersey -- Everyone who was directly affected by the World Trade Center attack is urged to seek disaster assistance regardless of their citizenship, recovery officials said.
November 20, 2001
News Release
New York, NY -- The hours of operation for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) toll-free registration and Helpline numbers will change starting Monday, Nov. 26.
October 29, 2001
News Release
New York, NY -- The deadline for New Jerseyans affected by the Sept. 11th World Trade Center attack for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) has been extended until November 16, disaster recovery officials said. "There is still a need for DUA," said Peter Martinasco, coordinating officer- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). "People are still coming to terms with the economic effects of this tragedy, and we want to give them every opportunity to get the help they need."
October 29, 2001
News Release
New York, NY -- The State of New Jersey's Office of Emergency Management (NJ-OEM) has a hotline to help private not-for-profit organizations recoup eligible expenses resulting from the World Trade Center (WTC) attacks. Not-for-profit organizations can call 1-866-712-3491 to register for assistance. The NJ-OEM will then schedule a formal applicant briefing to explain eligibility requirements and the application process.
October 29, 2001
News Release
New York, NY -- A Rutgers University website: enables citizens, foundations, corporations, government officials and others to link to recovery groups that are responding to the Sept. 11th terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in Manhattan.
October 29, 2001
News Release
New York, NY -- Help may be available for New Jersey homeowners and renters facing mortgage foreclosure or eviction because of economic hardship directly related to the World Trade Center (WTC) attack, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced. FEMA's Mortgage and Rental Assistance (MRA) program provides financial assistance to disaster victims about to lose their primary residence through eviction or foreclosure as a direct result of financial hardship caused by the WTC attack.


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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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