Informational Phone Numbers for Those Wishing to Help

Washington, D.C., September 12, 2001 — The following phone numbers are available to victims, families and volunteers in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001:


The FEMA teleregistration line is available for victims to register for FEMA assistance in declared areas in the State of New York (Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens and Richmond Counties and the boroughs of Brooklyn and Manhattan) – 1-800-462-9029. This number is only available for victims registering for federal aid. Other information is NOT available at this number.

American Red Cross:

Victim Information – Call Your Local Red Cross Chapter

Spanish Information Line – 1-800-257-7575

Blood Donations – 1-800-448-3543

Financial Contributions – 1-800-HELP-NOW

NY Volunteer Medical Services – 1-518-431-7600

General Services – 1-800-801-8092

Victim Information – Call Your Local Red Cross Chapter

Salvation Army:

Financial Contributions – 1-800-SAL-Army

Military Personnel and Families:

Navy/Marine Corps – 1-877-663-6772

Air Force – 1-800-253-9276

Army – 1-800-984-8523

Department of Justice:

Family Assistance Center / Victims Hotline – 1-800-331-0075

Anyone with information about the terrorist attacks should call – 1-800-483-5137

Office of Victims of Crime (details about victims and survivors) – 1-800-331-0075

New York City Firefighters:

Status Information Line – 1-718-999-2541


American Airlines – 1-800-245-0999

United Airlines – 1-800-932-8555


How To Help Victims Of The Terrorist Attacks

Washington, D.C., September 12, 2001 – Many people are eager to volunteer their services, donate cash or donate blood to help victims of the New York and Washington terrorist attacks, said Joe M. Allbaugh, director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA is urging those willing to volunteer or make donations to use the following numbers:

To give blood:


To make financial contributions:

1-800-HELP NOW and 1-800- SAL ARMY

To volunteer medical services:


To volunteer general services:


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