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Emergency Resources

Agencies across the country were working to cope with the devastation from the attacks on New York and Washington, D.C. Locations for blood donations, contacts for victims' families, updates on rescue efforts, travel availability and other information have been issued. Below is a list of some available resources.

Windows on the World Employee Survivors Fund
The Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees Local 100 has set up a fund to help survivors of the employees of Windows on the World, the restaurant that once topped the World Trade Center. Donations may be sent to the following address:
HERE New York Assistance Fund
c/o HERE Local 100
321 W. 44th St., Fifth Floor
New York, NY 10036
c/o Rev. Peter Laarman
Judson Memorial Church
55 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012

You can find lists of restaurants participating in an Oct. 11 benefit at and dineforamerica

Department of Defense
The Department of Defense reports 124 total believed to be dead in the Pentagon attack, not including the 65 on the airplane. The remains of 118 people have been recovered.
DoD Casualty Update
Pentagon news

Missing Persons Hotline
Maintained by New York City Mayor's Office

Federal Bureau of Investigation
The FBI has set up a toll-free number to call for those with any information on the attacks.
FBI Tip Line

American Airlines
American's toll-free number to assist victims' families.
American Airlines

United Airlines
United's toll-free number to assist victims' families.
United Airlines

Help Talking with Children
ParentCenter and the National Mental Health and Education Center offer parents advice on talking with children about the terrorist attacks.
Parent Center
National Mental Health and Education Center

American Liberty Partnership
A computer-industry initiative to deliver donations to non-profits helping in the wake of the terrorist attacks.
American Liberty Partnership
White House press release

Donating Blood
The Red Cross is asking for financial and blood donations to help its disaster relief efforts.
1-800-GIVE-LIFE (to donate blood)
American Red Cross

Federal Emergency Management Agency
The Federal Emergency Management Agency provides federal aid to people and businesses injured in the attacks.

Airport Openings Information
FAA's Air Traffic Control System Command Center has announced airports with security clearance to resume flights.
List of closed airports
Map of closed airports

The White House
Read today's White House news regarding the U.S. response to the attacks.
White House update

U.S. Justice Department
The Justice Department's Office of Victims of Crime has set up an assistance hotline for victims' families. 1-800-331-0075
Department of Justice