Category Archives: 9/11 Community Supports Victims of Terrorism and Disaster

Columbine, 9/11 survivors tell Orlando mental health providers Pulse grief will last

The Orlando Museum of Art hosted a panel discussion for those affected by the shooting at the Pulse nightclub, reported Caitlin Doornbos of the Orlando Sentinel. Members of the 9/11 community and people affected by the 1999 Columbine school shooting were members of the panel organized by the 9/11 charity Tuesday’s Children. The panel encouraged Florida […]

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WWII veteran rescued in Puerto Rico

Rosario Mariano, a 93-year-old World War II veteran trapped by Hurricane Maria in a partly-collapsed house in Puerto Rico has been rescued by an FDNY firefighter, reports Fox5NY. Mr. Mariano was trapped since Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico on September 20. James O’Connell worked with the mayor of Corozal and National Guard soldiers to free him.

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘If FEMA gives us the tools we’ll do the rest’ – the New York Fire Department heroes greeted with tears and applause as they become the first to bring aid to a stricken town in Puerto Rico

Thirteen days after Hurricane Maria decimated Puerto Rico, the town of Rincon sees their first help — the Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) of the FDNY, who brought water, food, blankets, baby supplies and more to those in need, writes Ben Ashford for the Daily Mail. The 29-member team has been in Puerto Rico for a […]

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