Notice for World Trade Center First Responders
Written by Jim Connell on October 4, 2019
The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) is advising community members who participated in the clean-up at the World Trade Center in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks that a WTC Health Program & 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund has been established to compensate claimants diagnosed with certified WTC illnesses. According to www.911victimfund.com: “If you responded to the WTC site or the landfill and were exposed to the toxins, you are entitled to free health care and compensation for your 9/11 related illnesses.” The Victim Compensation Fund has been permanently extended and fully funded. Information packages have been made available at the Kahnawà:ke Labor Office. They can also be accessed online.