Recovery Efforts in New York After 9/11
Visiting Professor, DRS, DPRI, Kyoto University (2006-2007) President and Co-Director, The Center for Good Governance, New York City, 809 West 181st Street, Suite 116, New York, NY 10033, U.S.A.
Recovery efforts in New York following the events of September 11, 2001 have been multi-faceted, addressing physical, economic and social needs and involving government agencies, private firms, and a myriad of nongovernmental organizations. This article, drawn from a manuscript covering the full breadth and depth of New York’s experience, describes the loss and damage created on 9/11 and the funding provided by the federal government to promote recovery. Several cross-cutting values and approaches which are exemplified by recovery efforts are also described.