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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
New York, NY -- More than 174 New Jersey families affected by the World Trade Center attack have been helped by the State of New Jersey's "Family Assistance Center" at Liberty State Park....
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....
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 25, 2001
Washington, DC -- Senior FEMA Readiness, Response and Recovery officials met yesterday at FEMA headquarters with principal staff from the Department of Justice's Office for Victims of Crime, the...
September 25, 2001
New York, NY -- FEMA damage inspectors have begun visiting homeowners, renters, and business owners who have applied for assistance in the aftermath of the World Trade Center attacks. FEMA generally...
September 25, 2001
September 24, 2001
New York, NY -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials have announced expanded and streamlined registration services for victims of the Sept. 11 attack on the World Trade Center. FEMA...
September 24, 2001
New York, NY -- Outreach teams from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), New York State Emergency Management Office (SEMO), New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM) and the...
September 24, 2001
New York, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to take on an additional task in response to the terrorist attack at the World Trade Center....
September 24, 2001
Washington, DC -- Federal agencies continue to support the efforts of state and local governments in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. A total of 6,269 federal personnel are working...
September 23, 2001
Washington, DC -- Federal, state and local government response and recovery operations continue in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. A total of 6,547 federal employees are...
September 23, 2001
New York, NY -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials urge victims to take advantage of the many programs and services made available by the President following the World Trade Center...
September 21, 2001
New York, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has issued two missions to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in response to the attack on the World Trade Center. The Corps' progress to date:...
September 21, 2001
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...
September 20, 2001
September 20, 2001
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...