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9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Paid Out More Than $500 Million in Last Year

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TWC News: 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Paid Out More Than $500 Million in Last Year
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The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund paid out more than $500 million in the last year.

The fund's special master said it handled more than 2,000 claims from September 11th survivors and first responders, up from about 100 claims and $27 million in payouts the previous year.

Officials say the fund hired many new employees and shifted its focus from building the organization to paying out compensation.

The deadline to apply for compensation was earlier this month.

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