Archive of News (2013)
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The federal 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund has for the first time paid out cash awards for cancer.
Five NYPD police officers who died from 9/11-related illnesses and cop killed in on-duty accident added to memorial near Ground Zero
Grieving families joined Mayor Bloomberg and NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly Friday when the names of six cops who died in the line of duty were added to the police memorial near Ground Zero.
The claims process for the 9/11 Victim Fund will move even more slowly than it has, as a result of the surge in people registering to meet Thursday’s midnight deadline.
The number of people seeking help with medical expenses stemming from the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks has ballooned in recent days as the deadline to apply for assistance from a 9/11 fund looms.
Today is the deadline to register for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund.
Victims of World Trade Center toxic dust face deadline for registering with $2.8 billion Victims Compensation Fund
People with illnesses have until Thursday to register for the fund. Everyone who may qualify — even those in doubt — is encouraged to join the more than 40,000 people who have already registered.
Thursday is the deadline to register with the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund.
Cancers among NYPD officers involved in various recovery operations after the Sept. 11 terrorist strikes have increased five fold since the 2001 attacks, officials disclosed Monday.
With just a few days remaining until a key deadline, more than 32,000 people have applied to the federal compensation fund for people with illnesses that might be related to toxic fallout from the Sept. 11 attacks, program officials said.
Before the World Trade Center attacks, the NYPD had five recorded thyroid cancer sufferers in its ranks. Since 2001, it’s had about 50.