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What local government can learn from Hurricane Sandy

Oct 20, 2014
Changing climates put pressure on local government to boost financial resilience.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, disaster relief, natural disasters

Three floods in three years? Yeah, we'll buy your house

Mar 18, 2014
After Hurricane Sandy, the state of New Jersey planned to buy 1,300 flood-prone homes and demolish them. What's taking so long?
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, new jersey, homes

Can a giant plug save New York's subways from the next Sandy?

Oct 31, 2013
A 32-feet-long, 16-feet-wide tube that can inflate to up to 35,000 gallons of volume may be our best hope next time there is a super storm.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, subway

Tearing down, in order to rebuild

Oct 28, 2013
The community of Ortley Beach off the Jersey Shore was hit hard when Sandy made landfall. It’s trying to rebuild, but it's finding it difficult when homeowners can't help.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy

One year later, Oakwood Beach is lost to Sandy

Oct 28, 2013
A year ago this week, Hurricane Sandy plowed into the eastern seaboard, leaving dozens dead and causing more than $50 billion in damage. The repairs are ongoing in so many spots with applications on file from 25,000 New Yorkers in need of assistance, mostly to fix homes. But some communities are not rebuilding.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, New York City

On Jersey Shore, the summer after Sandy comes to close

Sep 2, 2013
A year after Hurricane Sandy's destruction, Labor Day marks the end of a summer of recovery for beach towns.
Posted In: new jersey, tourism, Hurricane Sandy, labor day

As FEMA expands flood zones, residents fear insurance hikes

Jul 8, 2013
FEMA is updating its flood maps to expand areas deemed at risk of damage -- and that’s striking fear in communities that could be deluged with higher insurance bills.
Posted In: FEMA, Hurricane Sandy, flood insurance, flood

Hacking storm recovery in the Rockaways

Jun 13, 2013
A group called Rockaway Help brings together engineers and residents to hack storm recovery and protection in the New York region.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, New York, natural disasters

After being removed, does storm debris have value?

May 27, 2013
Amid the destruction from hurricanes and tornados, some debris -- from trees to building materials and metal -- finds new life.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, construction, reuse, New York

Emergencies? There's an app for that

Apr 30, 2013
A new market is emerging for apps that can connect people to emergency services and family members during a crisis.
Posted In: mobile, mobile apps, natural disasters, Hurricane Sandy

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