Notice for World Trade Center First Responders

Written by 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 “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.

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