9/11 Health in the News

Below are summaries with url’s to news articles that appeared over the last few weeks about 9/11 Health and Compensation issues. An archive of past articles by year, can be found on the 911 Health Watch website at http://www.911healthwatch.org/news/ :

July 30, 2013 — Brooklyn Daily Eagle — Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO residents urged to sign up for 9/11 health program
People who lived, worked or attended school in much of Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO during the September 11, 2001 terror attacks may be surprised to learn they have are eligible for a government program.


July 29, 2013 — New York Post — Responder payouts at a mere trickle
Of 17,500 ill Ground Zero responders and lower Manhattan residents registered with the James Zadroga 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, only 53 have gotten payouts.


July 23, 2013 — Huffington Post — WTC Victims Compensation Fund
Joel Shufro, Executive Director of the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health, and Alex Sanchez, 9/11 clean-up worker join Marc to discuss the World Trade Center clean-up and the Victims Compensation Fund.


July 23, 2013 — District Council 37, AFSCME — Free medical care for 9/11 workers
“I saw the towers struck on September 11, 2001,” said Ezra Ghazal, an Engineering Auditor in Local 375. “I volunteered and saw the fires and destruction first hand.”


Ben Chevat
Executive Director
9/11 Health Watch