News & Updates

May 12, 2019 -- NY Daily News -- Shortfall in 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund leaves some responder families with nothing
Steep cuts in the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund are turning out to be much worse than the 50% forecast earlier this year — in real life, some people are getting nothing.

May 12, 2019 -- NY Daily News -- New MetroCards pay homage to heroes of Ground Zero recovery efforts before opening of the 9/11 Memorial Glade
Eighteen years later, Mike Nugent can’t forget how a week-long stint at Ground Zero shaped his life.

May 10, 2019 -- WCBS -- 9/11 Victims Fund Dwindles As More People File For Help
A new report shows the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund is being drained and is desperately in need of a cash infusion.

May 10, 2019 -- Urban CNY -- Governor Cuomo Recognizes 63 Fallen Police Officers Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice in Service to Their Communities
Officers’ Names Added to New York State’s Police Officers’ Memorial

May 10, 2019 -- ABC -- NYPD officers who died of 9/11-related illnesses in recent years added to memorial
Nearly 18 years after 23 New York Police Department officers died in the collapse of the World Trade Center, 9/11 remains the single biggest killer of officers in the nation’s largest police force.

May 10, 2019 -- WABC -- NYPD Commissioner O’Neill calls for increased funding for 9/11 victims, first responders
There is new information on the number of police officers who have died from 9/11-related illnesses.

May 10, 2019 -- ABC -- NYPD commissioner urges Congress to help officers, first responders still dying from 9/11
On Friday, May 10, the NYPD will add the names of 47 of our fallen heroes to the Police Memorial in the lobby of One Police Plaza, in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day.

May 10, 2019 -- WLNY -- NYPD Commissioner Renews Call For 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund To Be Financed For As Long As Necessary
The New York City Police commissioner issued another plea on Friday, calling for more funding for first responders, sickened as a result of the terror attacks on 9/11.

May 10, 2019 -- NY Daily News -- More people qualify for the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, but the money’s running out
The number of people eligible for help under the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund is surging, even as the fund is running low on money, according to data released Friday.

May 9, 2019 -- NCBI -- Comparing life satisfaction and functioning 15 years after September 11, 2001 among survivors with and without injuries: a mixed-method study
This study compares life satisfaction and limited activity days among 9/11 survivors with and without physical injuries using quantitative and qualitative approaches.