Unseen City: The Slow Deaths of 9/11
Epoch Times | April 15, 2014
Last week an NYPD officer, Dennis Guerra, died in a New York City hospital after being injured on the job. Guerra and his partner were overcome by smoke after they responded to an apartment building fire.
9/11 workers fund gets another manager to oversee 75 employees amid slow dole frustration
NY Daily News | April 10, 2014
The $2.8 billion fund for sick 9/11 workers and their families has set aside awards for just 502 claims out of 6,702 submissions while 20,000 are believed to be eligible.
Statement of 9/11 Health Watch on Updated Statistics from the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund
Press Release | January 30, 2014
For Immediate Release from 9/11 Health Watch January 30, 2014 Press Contact: Benjamin Chevat (646) 634-9103 firstname.lastname@example.org Statement of 9/11 Health Watch on Updated Statistics from the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Today, the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund released … Continue reading
9/11 Health Watch Statement on the Third Anniversary of the signing of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010
Press Release | January 2, 2014
9/11 Health Watch Statement on the Third Anniversary of the signing of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010: Today, January 2nd 2014, is the Third Anniversary of the signing into law by President Obama of the … Continue reading
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.
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
9/11 Health and Compensation Act and Public Employees
Posted by Lee Clarke, Director, Safety and Health District Council 37, AFSCME and 9/11 Health Watch Board Member | February 26, 2013
The passage of the James Zadroga Act has been essential for the health and well-being of public sector workers affected by 9/11. Despite the fact that over 11 years have passed since the terrorist attacks, many individuals have yet to learn about the World Trade Center Health Program and the care it provides for responders, volunteers, and survivors. Continue reading