Help disaster victims & their families
Information links about the terrorist disaster or finding lost loved ones
Phone numbers for finding lost loved ones

For NYC residents - Local Hospitals Accepting Blood Donations: the following New York City hospitals are accepting blood donations:
Manhattan St. Clare's Hospital & Health Center 426 W. 52nd St. 212-586-1500
Manhattan St. Vincent's Hospital & Medical Center 7th Ave. at 11th St. 212-604-7000
Brooklyn St. Mary's Hospital 170 Buffalo Ave. 718-221-3000
Queens- Flushing St. Joseph's Hospital 15840 79th Ave. 718-558-6200
Queens- Jamaica St. Vincent's Medical Center of Richmond 355 Bard Ave. 718-876-1234
Staten Island Mary Immaculate Hospital 15211 89th Ave. 718-558-2000
 
Red Cross appeals for blood: 800-448-3543 http://www.redcross.org/donate/give/
secure online credit card http://www.redcross.org/donate/donate.html
or call 1-800-435-7669 or 1-800-257-7575 (Spanish)
donations of supplies http://www.redcross.org/where/where.html
American Red Cross, P.O. Box 37243, Washington, D.C. 20013
Pay Pal and Amazon are both accepting donations for the American RedCross
 
http://Helping.org How You Can Help suggestions
 
Firehouse.com, the online branch of Firehouse magazine, has set up a relief fund for the families of the firefighters who have lost their lives trying to help victims.
Checks or money orders payable to the fund may be sent to:
New York Bravest Memorial Fund
c/o Firehouse.com
9658 Baltimore Ave - Suite 350
College Park, MD 20740
-- Please, do not send cash
 
In the Wake of the Terrorist Attacks on America: How Do We Respond to Our Children?
by Donna L. Schuurman, Ed.D., Executive Director, The Dougy Center for Grieving Children; President, Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC)
 

Red Cross updates http://www.redcross.org/news/ds/0109wtc/010911wtc_02.html
or http://us.news2.yimg.com/f/42/31/7m/dailynews.yahoo.com/fc/US/Emergency_Information/
 
Exclusive footage and updates at http://www.carbonfusion.com/world-trade-tragedy/index.html for those suffering from a blackout and for emergency warnings in case of war.
 
Sometimes slow to load, but at least it does. Is basically an ongoing list updated periodically with news bulletins from all around. http://www.newsmax.com/archives/articles/2001/9/11/90003.shtml
 
http://www.myacen.com.au/ - links to the police radio in NYC
http://www.dal.net/wtc/
14.275 on shortwave radio for info
Scanners 145-148 MHz
#wtc - irc.dal.net - irc channel
 
http://www.slashdot.org
 
http://www.msnbc.com/news/627125.asp - Authorities launch massive probe
 
Prayer request website http://www.geocities.com/ginabad176/  
have opened the database and files sections of the TSDS discussion list on yahoo groups for the purpose of having dancers check in and see if their friends are OK. Ideally, dancers should add themselves to the database and say they are OK. This link should work for everyone:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/tsds-discussion/database
Click on Dancers In NY Status Registry to see the database. After that, click on Add Record if you want to register yourself or have received email from a dancer and want to register them.
 
If you know any victims of this tragedy who can get to a computer of any kind and can sign in to yahoogroups created another group solely for the purpose of communications.. they can leave messages outside of just checking in. Please pass this word. Public posting will not be allowed. This will be for victims, family, friends, loved ones. The new group is called 911Tragedy
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/911Tragedy
 
If you desire to donate, Sears stores around the nation are running blood drives and monetary donation drives through their store properties. Visit www.sears.com for more information, or call your local Sears store. Donations are accepted via check, cash, Sears Gift Card or Sears Credit Card.

American Airlines 1-800-245-0999
United Airlines 1-800-932-8555
Morgan Stanley 888-883-4391
World Trade Center 1-800-387-3124
Air Force Hotline Air Force Hotline 800-253-9276
Pentagon Personnel Info: 800-663-6772
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): 800-424-8802
North American Center for Emergency Communications: 218-229-2887
Scanners 145-148 MHz

---------------------- Defense readiness conditions (DEFCONs) describe progressive alert postures primarily for use between the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the commanders of unified commands. DEFCONs are graduated to match situations of varying military severity, and are numbered 5,4,3,2, and 1 as appropriate. DEFCONs are phased increases in combat readiness. In general terms, these are descriptions of DEFCONs:
DEFCON 5 Normal peacetime readiness
DEFCON 4 Normal, increased intelligence and strengthened security measures
DEFCON 3 Increase in force readiness above normal readiness
DEFCON 2 Further Increase in force readiness, but less than maximum
DEFCON 1 Maximum force readiness.
 
Information about Threatcon http://www.fas.org/irp/doddir/dod/app-J_THREATCON.htm