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October 25, 2001
New York, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and New York State officials want to remind residents and businesses affected by the World Trade Center attack that the fastest, most...
October 24, 2001
New York, NY -- Help may be available for homeowners and renters facing mortgage foreclosure or eviction because of economic hardship directly related to the WTC attack, the Federal Emergency...
October 23, 2001
New York, NY -- The director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that the agency is releasing an additional $145.5 million to help the city of New York meet needs...
October 22, 2001
New York, NY -- Background:  On Sept. 11, terrorists crashed two commandeered jetliners into the twin towers of the World Trade Center on the southern tip of Manhattan, taking the lives...
October 20, 2001
New York, NY -- Federal, state and city officials today thanked Americans across the nation for their generosity, but asked that no more donated goods be sent to New York City. "Since September 11,...
October 17, 2001
New York, NY -- Residents affected by the Sept. 11 WTC attack who receive a check for rental assistance may use the funds for cleaning if it will solve their housing needs. "People may use their...
October 17, 2001
New York, NY -- The New York State Emergency Management Office (SEMO) will open a hotline to help private not-for-profit organizations recoup expenses resulting from the WTC attack at noon tomorrow,...
October 16, 2001
New York, NY -- The deadline for those affected by the Sept. 11 WTC attack to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) has been extended until November 16, disaster recovery officials...
October 16, 2001
New York, NY -- Residents and business owners in the 10 counties added to the Sept. 11 presidential disaster declaration should apply for federal and state disaster assistance if they were affected...
October 15, 2001
The horrific attacks on Sept. 11 claimed thousands of lives and caused massive devastation. My heart goes out to all who were affected. Be assured the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA),...
October 13, 2001
New York, NY -- Everyone who was directly affected by the WTC attack is encouraged to seek disaster assistance regardless of their citizenship, recovery officials said. "We want people to call the...
October 13, 2001
New York, NY -- The Disaster Assistance Service Center (DASC) on 141 Worth St. in Manhattan will be changing hours of operation starting Monday, October 15. New Hours Monday through Friday, 9 a.m....
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 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...

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