Feb 172019
 

Fund only has $2.4bn to pay 19,000 claims, plus thousands more expected to file before it closes at the end of 2020.

Sick first responders and survivors of the 9/11 terrorist attacks will see payments slashed dramatically as the fund to compensate them runs out of money, officials said Friday. The fund was created to aid people sickened by exposure to toxins at the sites of deadly attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon in 2001, and the families of those who have died.

Read the article from The Guardian:

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/feb/15/911-victims-fund-payments-cut-runs-out-of-money

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