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    PTSD and Respiratory Illness Long-Term Problem Among 9/11 Responders
    Science World Report | September 13, 2014
    A team of researchers has found that even years after the attack, most of the 9/11 World Trade Centre responders continue to experience symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder and respiratory illness.

    Some with cancer must register by Oct. 12
    AFSCME DC 37 | September 12, 2014
    With a key deadline on Oct. 12 for some union workers and responders to register with the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, survivors and responders are beginning to receive payments ranging from $10,000 to $4 million.


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Why We Need 9/11 Health Watch

It took years to pass the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act in 2010 but the struggle to ensure the proper and continued long-term commitment to the health and well-being of 9/11 responders, survivors, and their families endures.

We monitor programs created by the law and are ready to address any lapses in delivery of services and, if necessary, suggest changes to better serve you, our community of heroes, survivors, and their families.

9/11 Health Watch was created to ensure we will never forget.


The Blog

    When 9/11 arrives, remember the living
    Posted by Administrator | August 31, 2014
    When 9/11 arrives, remember the living Thousands still suffer BY Richard Alles, James Slevin Alles is national legislative director with the Uniformed Fire Officers Association. Slevin is vice president of the Uniformed Firefighters Association. Both are members of the 9/11 … Continue reading

    Peter King is My Hero
    Posted by John Feal, 9/11 Survivor and Advocate | April 13, 2013
    I am glad to see that The New York Times Magazine article, “Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin’s Post-Scandal Playbook,” written by Jonathan Van Meter and published on April 10, 2013, has attempted to correct the scandalous falsehood the magazine had … Continue reading

    The “Sequester” is Here and It is Cutting the Funding of the 9/11 Health and Compensation Programs, an update
    Posted by Peg Seminario, Safety and Health Director for the AFL-CIO | April 10, 2013
    In October, I wrote “What is “sequester” and why is it threatening to cut the funding of the 9/11 Health and Compensation Programs?”  Well the  “sequester” is now here and it is cutting both of the 9/11 programs. My article … Continue reading