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October 2021 Monthly Statistics Report

November 9, 2021
Statistics as of October 31, 2021
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September 2021 Monthly Statistics Report

October 6, 2021
Statistics as of September 30, 2021
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20th Anniversary Special Report

September 7, 2021
To commemorate the 20th anniversary of September 11th, the VCF has released this Special Report, which offers perspectives on the history of the VCF, from its creation in 2001 immediately following the attacks, to its permanent status today, with an emphasis on accomplishments and a glimpse into our future plans.
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August 2021 Monthly Statistics Report

September 3, 2021
Statistics as of August 31, 2021
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July 2021 Monthly Statistics Report

August 5, 2021
Statistics as of July 31, 2021
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June 2021 Monthly Statistics Report

July 8, 2021
Statistics as of June 30, 2021.
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May 2021 Monthly Statistics Report

June 8, 2021
Statistics as of May 31, 2021.
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April 2021 Monthly Statistics Report

May 10, 2021
Program statistics as of April 30, 2021
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March 2021 Monthly Statistics Report

April 7, 2021
Statistics as of March 31, 2021.
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February 2021 Monthly Statistics Report

March 5, 2021
Statistics as of February 28, 2021.
Messages from the Special Master

Message from the Special Master - Ninth Annual Status Report

February 16, 2021

While it is impossible to review the past year without mention of the enormous challenges presented by COVID-19, and its particularly severe impact on the 9/11 community, I am proud to report that the VCF’s work on their behalf continued with almost no disruption throughout 2020.

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Ninth Annual Status Report

February 16, 2021
Ninth Annual Status Report - activity as of December 31, 2020.
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January 2021 Monthly Statistics Report

February 9, 2021
Statistics as of January 31, 2021.
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December 2020 Monthly Statistics Report

January 11, 2021
Statistics as of December 31, 2020.
Messages from the Special Master

Message from the Special Master on the Tenth Anniversary of the Signing of the Zadroga Act

January 4, 2021
Ten years ago, on January 2, 2011, President Obama signed into law the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010, which established the World Trade Center Health Program and reactivated the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF).
Messages from the Special Master

Message from Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya - Deputy Special Master Jordana (“Jordy”) Feldman departs VCF.

November 21, 2019

Dear Friends,

It is with regret and pride that I announce that Deputy Special Master and Director of the New York Office, Jordana (“Jordy”) H. Feldman, has left the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund ("VCF") to accept a position to design and administer a proposed claims resolution program intended to help victims of sexual assault resolve their claims through a confidential, non-adversarial alternative to litigation.

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Message from Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya

September 6, 2019

Dear Friends

Today’s program statistics report for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (“VCF”) reflects steady progress: as of August 31, 2019, we have made awards to 23,850 individuals, some more than once due to an amendment or appeal, totaling almost $5.6 billion in awards.

Messages from the Special Master

Message from Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya

July 29, 2019

Dear Friends,

On July 29, 2019, President Trump signed into law H.R. 1327, The Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund ("VCF"). The VCF Permanent Authorization Act extends the VCF’s claim filing deadline from December 18, 2020, to October 1, 2090, and appropriates such funds as may be necessary to pay all approved claims.

Messages from the Special Master

Special Master Congressional Testimony

June 12, 2019

On June 11, 2019, the Special Master testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on The Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties with regard to H.R. 1327, legislation to permanently extend authorization for the VCF. View her full testimony.