Press Statements

September 11th, Victim Compensation Fund Informational Forums to be held on Wednesday August 21 in Manhattan and Staten Island
Press Release | August 13, 2013
There are two Informational Forums on the “September 11th, Victim Compensation Fund” that will be held on August 21st. One with Special Master Sheila Birnbaum and Rep. Michael Grimm on Staten Island and the other a free clinic presented by … Continue reading


911 Health Watch Releases “VCF Deadline Countdown Clock”
Press Release | May 6, 2013
Today, 150 days before the first major deadline under the revised September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF), 911 Health Watch released its VCF Deadline Countdown Clock to remind those injured by 9/11 that they may have only 150 days to … Continue reading


Statement on the Announcement of the First Awards by Special Master Sheila Birnbaum
Press Release | January 29, 2013
Today's announcement by Victims Compensation Fund Special Master Sheila Birnbaum of the first 15 awards under the reopened VCF is good news for the responders and survivors who were injured in the aftermath of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. Continue reading


Statement on the Second Anniversary of the Signing of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act
Press Release | January 2, 2013
Today, January 2nd 2013, is the 2nd Anniversary of the Signing into law by President Obama of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, Public Law No: 111-347. Continue reading


Statement on the WTC Health Registry Study on Cancer
Press Release | December 18, 2012
9/11 Health Watch Statement on the release today of the WTC Health Registry Study on Cancer that is being published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Continue reading