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October 12, 2001
New York, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded New York State $22.7 million to provide crisis counseling for victims of the World Trade Center. The FEMA grant will enable...
October 11, 2001
New York, NY -- In response to the far-reaching impact of the Sept. 11 attack, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) is being made available to individuals whose employment was directly affected. "...
October 11, 2001
Washington, DC -- One month after the September 11 attacks at the World Trade Center and Pentagon, the director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today emphasized the agency's...
October 9, 2001
New York, NY -- Federal, state, local and voluntary agency officials recommend some cleaning tips for people affected by the World Trade Center attack who are re-occupying commercial buildings and...
October 8, 2001
New York, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has a system in place to identify the very small percentage of applicants who try to cash in on others' misfortune. "In a tragedy like...
October 6, 2001
New York, NY -- The fastest, most efficient way for people affected by the WTC attack to get disaster assistance is to make a single call to FEMA's toll-free registration line, state and federal...
October 5, 2001
New York, NY -- The disaster declaration signed by President Bush in the aftermath of the WTC attack has been amended to include 57 additional counties now eligible for Public Assistance from the...
October 4, 2001
New York, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) wants those affected by the World Trade Center attack to know they may be eligible for federal and state assistance even if they have...
October 4, 2001
New York, NY -- The Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Joe M. Allbaugh emphasized today that the resources of the federal government will be available to the victims of the...
October 3, 2001
New York, NY -- Approximately 50 county emergency management coordinators, municipal emergency responders, and emergency medical providers attended State-hosted briefings to learn how the federal...
October 3, 2001
New York, NY -- The New York State Emergency Management Office (SEMO) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) together are responding to the temporary housing needs of homeowners and...
October 2, 2001
New York, NY -- Logistics managers and task force leaders shouted orders over the beeping of backing trucks and the roar of forklifts at the Jacob Javits Convention Center today, as all but one of...
October 2, 2001
New York, NY -- A Disaster Assistance Service Center is now open in lower Manhattan for individuals affected by the World Trade Center attack. Representatives of city, state, federal and voluntary...
October 1, 2001
October 10, 2001 -- No more resumes are needed for these positions at this time. New York, NY, October 1, 2001 -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency is seeking applicants for temporary,...
October 1, 2001
October 1, 2001
New York, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has committed more than $344 million to the response and recovery effort since the Sept. 11 attack on the World Trade Center. Funds...
September 29, 2001
New York, NY -- County emergency management coordinators will learn how to apply for federal reimbursement for exceptional costs created by the September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade...
September 28, 2001
New York, NY -- Disaster assistance for Delaware, Dutchess, Nassau, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester counties has been made available to help homeowners, renters...
September 26, 2001
Washington, DC -- Thus far, 9,333 persons in the New York City (NYC) area have used the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) toll-free teleregistration number (1-800-462-9029) to register for...
September 26, 2001
New York, NY -- The following is a summary of ongoing response and recovery efforts in New York as of Sept. 26, 10 a.m. EST. This information will be updated on a regular basis as necessary....

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