Press Statements

OMB Proposal Threatens World Trade Center Health Program and Health of 9/11 Responders and Survivors
Press Release | February 18, 2018
The President’s Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2019 contains a threat to the carefully established and designed management and administration of the World Trade Center Health Program and could result in adversely impacting the health and wellbeing of thousands of … Continue reading


Statement of 911 Health Watch on the Release of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) 6th Annual Report
Press Release | February 13, 2018
911 Health Watch wants to commend the Justice Department, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya, along with her staff, for the progress they have demonstrated in this annual report, in working to process claims for injured and ill … Continue reading


Statement of 911 Health Watch and Citizens for the Extension of the James Zadroga Act on the passing of Dr. James Melius
Press Release | January 5, 2018
With a heavy heart we must report that Dr. James Melius had died. Dr. Melius was a founding member of 911 Health Watch and Citizens for the Extension of the James Zadroga Act, Chair of the World Trade Center Health … Continue reading


Facebook Live events on September 11th Victim Compensation Fund and World Trade Center Health Program for 9/11 responders and survivors
Press Release | September 7, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Ben Chevat, 9/11 Health Watch, (301) 922-5034 ben.chevat@911healthwatch.org John Feal, FealGood Foundation, (516) 901-7427 Feal13@aol.com Press Inquiries on 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund: Nicole.Navas@usdoj.gov September 7, 2017 Facebook Live events on September 11th Victim Compensation Fund and … Continue reading


Statement of 911 Health Watch on the Release of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund 5th Annual Report
Press Release | March 14, 2017
“Today’s release by the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of its 5th Annual Report along with updated statistics continues to show real progress in providing the assistance that injured and ill 9/11 responders and survivors have been waiting for. 911 … Continue reading


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