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  • Affidavit of Proof of Presence

    WTC Health ProgramVictim Compensation Fund

    Who Should I Ask to Fill Out My Affidavits?

    By Lila Nordstrom

    The Victim Compensation Fund accepts a few different kinds of proof of presence, but for most claimants, the best evidence is two affidavits. These affidavits should come from people, preferably non-family members, who personally witnessed you in the NYC Exposure Zone between September 11, 2001 and May 30, 2002. To be accepted as proof, affidavits […]

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  • Affidavit of Proof of Presence

    Victim Compensation FundWTC Health Program

    If I Was a Resident Below Canal Street, What Should My Affidavits Say?

    By Lila Nordstrom

    Filling out an affidavit to support a residency claim for the NYC Exposure Zone is similar to filling one out for any other purpose, but these affidavits should include a couple of extra facts: Your exact address during the time you were living in the area. The specific time period that you lived at that […]

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  • If My Proof of Presence Isn't Accepted, Can I Appeal the Decision?

    WTC Health ProgramVictim Compensation Fund

    If My Proof of Presence Isn’t Accepted, Can I Appeal the Decision?

    By Lila Nordstrom

    Absolutely. Both the WTC Health Program and the VCF will give you a chance to submit additional documents and testimony if your initial application is denied on the grounds that your proof of presence is not sufficient. In the case of a denial from the WTC Health Program, you should call the program and find […]

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  • Affidavit of Proof of Presence

    Victim Compensation FundWTC Health Program

    What If I Can’t Find Proof of Presence That I Was in the WTC Exposure Zone?

    By Lila Nordstrom

    If you spent a lot of time in the WTC contamination zone on or after September 11th, 2001 but do not have a straightforward way to prove your presence, the Zadroga programs will still work with you. Maybe you volunteered regularly outside of a formal organization or attended regular meetings downtown. Perhaps you lived in […]

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  • What Documents Can Students Use as Proof of Presence?

    Victim Compensation FundWTC Health Program

    What Documents Can Students Use as Proof of Presence?

    By Lila Nordstrom

    Former students who attended school near the WTC clean-up have a lot of options when it comes to proof of presence documentation. Not only were many residing downtown during the 2001-2002 school year, but the WTC Health Program and VCF both accept official school documents that are fairly easy to get. One thing to keep […]

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  • Affidavit of Proof of Presence

    Victim Compensation FundWTC Health Program

    Join our 9/11 “Witness Protection Program”: Why it’s crucial to get your proof of presence now

    By Lila Nordstrom

    The WTCHP and VCF require that claimants prove they were in the exposure zone in order to qualify for health care and compensation, and depending on a person’s reasons for being downtown on and after 9/11, there are several ways to do this. A lot of people find that the easiest way to prove their […]

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