Fact Sheet – Information regarding DOJ/OVT, to include our services, U.S. Code legal definitions, victims’ rights and vital U.S. government partners.
International Legal Systems: An Introduction (Guide) — An introduction to foreign criminal justice legal systems.
U.S. Government Response Flow Chart — A flow chart representing the U.S. government coordinated response to U.S. citizen victims of overseas terrorism.
We at DOJ/OVT have compiled the following list of resources that may help you and your loved ones in the aftermath of the terrorist attack.
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Crime Victim Services and Organizations
National Center for Victims of Crime
NCVC is a nonprofit organization that advocates for victims' rights, trains professionals who work with victims, and serves as a trusted source of information on victims' issues.
National Crime Victim Law Institute
NCVLI is a nonprofit legal education and advocacy organization whose mission is to actively promote balance and fairness in the justice system through crime victim centered legal advocacy, education, and resource sharing.
U.S. Resource Map of Crime Victim Services and Organizations
Map of crime victim services and organizations across the U.S.
Crime Victim Information
FBI Publications for Survivors
The Office for Victim Assistance (OVA) has developed publications to help injured and non-injured survivors understand their reactions to an act of terrorism or mass violence.
Global Counter-Terrorism Forum Supporting Victims of Terrorism
The GCTF has made supporting victims of terrorism and amplifying their voices a key objective from its inception and has taken a number of concrete actions on behalf of victims of terrorism.
Help for Crime Victims – Mass Violence and Terrorism
Guide to help victims of mass violence and terrorism navigate resources and programs that may be of assistance.
Helping Victims of International Terrorism
Tools for providers and community leaders in the aftermath of an act of international terrorism.
Crime Victim Help Lines (Toll Free and Online Hotlines)
Toll free local, national and international help lines and online hotlines for victims of crime.
NCVLI Victim Resource Map
Tool for victims with links to U.S. organizations that provide aid, information, and support directly to victims of crime. Searchable by crime type or location, the map contains links to valuable national and state programs.
United Nations Victims of Terrorism Support Portal
The Solidarity with Victims of Terrorism Support Portal is dedicated to and highlights the importance of those individuals across the globe that have been attacked, injured, traumatized or lost their lives during terrorist attacks.
U.S. International Terrorism Victim Expense Reimbursement Program
ITVERP was authorized by Congress to reimburse eligible direct victims of acts of international terrorism that occur outside the United States for expenses associated with that victimization. The Justice Department’s Office for Victim of Crime administers the program.
U.S. Victim Law
Searchable database of victims' rights legal provisions including federal, state, and territorial statutes, tribal laws, state constitutional amendments, court rules, administrative code provisions, and summaries of related court decisions and attorney general opinions.