Archive of VCF

Statement from 911 Health Watch on the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Passing a New Milestone

911 Health Watch wants to let the 911 community know that as of Sunday, the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) has awarded $7.378 billion to injured and ill 9/11 responders and survivors passing the prior authorization of $7.375 billion.

Lasting health effects from 9/11 plague local survivors

Brian Wills, an Estero man who once was a gold trader at the World Trade Center, said breathing in ground zero toxins for months caused him to develop serious long-term health issues.

Message from the Special Master on the 19th Anniversary of the September 11th Attacks

This year, as we commemorate the 19th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, we do so with even heavier hearts as we see the added struggle of those with 9/11-related health conditions…

9/11 illness sufferers taking extra precautions to protect themselves from coronavirus

First responders and workers with 9/11-related illnesses are among the most vulnerable to coronavirus, and victims said Thursday they are doing everything they can to protect themselves from the disease.

A landfill in their backyard

The closure of one of the world’s largest landfills, Fresh Kills, in March 2001 was a victory for residents on New York City’s Staten Island, who complained about the waste site for years.

World Trade Center Health Program Still Treating Hundreds Of 9/11 Victims, 19 Years Later

Friday marks 19 years since the terror attacks on the Twin Towers in Lower Manhattan.

9/11 responders still need help

First, it was the horror of that tragic day, 19 years ago, as first responders ran into the fire, even as the buildings collapsed and debris rained down.

How Many 9/11 Survivors Have Died of COVID-19? At Least 42 — and Likely Many More

Michael Field arrived at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, shortly after the terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers.

9/11 cancer victim gets help after his attorney absconds with $1 million settlement

A retired police officer suffering from 9/11 related cancer is receiving assistance from a New York City attorney after he was allegedly ripped off for his Victims Compensation settlement by his attorney.

Scammers target Sept. 11th Victim Compensation Fund

Consumers are reporting a new imposter scam — this time the callers are pretending to be with the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF).