The University Record, September 17, 2001

Information resources

  • U-M Health System—how to help your child after a disaster: www.med.umich.edu/opm/newspage/disaster.htm#parents.
  • U-M Health System responses to the tragedy: www.med.umich.edu/opm/newspage/disaster.htm.

  • Database on the status of individuals in New York City and Washington, D.C.: www.finebrand.com/statuses/.

  • U-M International Center—Information on health and safety abroad: www.umich.edu/~icenter/overseas/travel/travelabroad1.html.

    General information on safety abroad

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  • U.S. State Department: www.state.gov.
  • U.S. State Department travel advisories: http://travel.state.gov/travel_warnings.html.
  • Online US Embassies and Consulates abroad: http://usembassy.state.gov.
  • Information for relatives (from MSNBC): www.msnbc.com/news/627095_asp.htm?0cm=c10.
  • Families and friends of American Airlines passengers seeking information may call (800) 245-0999.
  • United Airlines toll-free number for calls of families and friends: (800) 932-8555.
  • Morgan Stanley, the largest tenant in the World Trade Center, established an emergency contact phone number for employees and their families, (888) 883-4391.
  • Phone numbers for employees and families of other World Trade Center businesses: Emergency number for Carr Futures: (800) 755-7620 Emergency number for Cantor Fitzgerald: (866) 326-3188.
  • Several contacts—offering information and opportunities to assist (from CNN): www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2001/trade.center/contacts.html.
  • The U.S. Justice Department’s Office of Victims of Crime has a phone line to provide information to families about victims and about services for survivors and their rights: (800) 331-0075.
  • Trained medical personnel willing to go into Manhattan to assist victims and emergency workers may call (516) 656-9254 or (516) 656-9252.

    News organizations with continuing coverage:

  • New York Times: www.nytimes.com/
  • New York Daily News: www.nydailynews.com/today/-/-/default.asp
  • Wall Street Journal: http://public.wsj.com/home.html
  • Washington Post: www.washingtonpost.com/
  • Pittsburgh Post Gazette: www.post-gazette.com/
  • Michigan Radio/NPR: www.michiganradio.org/