Nation Remembers, A Nation Recovers: Responding to September 11 One Year Later   [open pdf - 2MB]

In observance of the first anniversary of 9/11, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has published A Nation Remembers; A Nation Recovers, a collection of personal stories from the frontlines of the disaster in New York, Pennsylvania, and at the Pentagon. In addition, A Nation Remembers; A Nation Recovers summarizes the funding FEMA has approved to individuals, non-profit agencies, and government entities in response to the tragic events of September 11, 2001. The everyday heroes profiled in the report include: Cathy Shiltz, FEMA's Urban Search and Rescue Task Force member; Van Bateman, Incident Commander with the USDA Forest Service; John Sheehan, FEMA Community Relations Specialist; Rick Lohr, Emergency Services Coordinator for Somerset County, Pa.; Giovanny Guerrero, volunteer-turned-staffer at the Salvation Army; David Hart, FEMA Individual Assistance Officer; Col. John B. O'Dowd, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Capt. Gene Kelty, Fire Department of New York; Kenny Winkler, officer with the New York Police Department; Ellen Foote, Principal of Intermediate School 89; John Rights, FEMA Mortgage and Rental Assistance Task Force member; Joe and Joan Guido, business owners; and April Naturale, Project Liberty Coordinator.

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