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Claire B. Rubin has 36 years of experience as a researcher, consultant, and educator in the fields of emergency management and homeland security.
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Category Archives: Hurricane Sandy
In the Wash Post today, there is a profile of the woman who coordinated the HUD recovery efforts for H. Sandy. I have to say, she surely has been low profile to date; I tracked the Sandy Task Force effort … Continue reading
The World Meteorological Organization has released a new Atlas of Mortality and Economic Losses from Weather, Climate and Water Extremes; Better disaster data enables better decisions. The Atlas is a 48 page document, available at this direct link. One of … Continue reading
As of July 2, I still cannot find any additional information about the National Disaster Resilience Competition. But I did see this item of interest on the HUD website: HUD RELEASES PROGRESS REPORT ON SANDY REBUILDING STRATEGY; Report Tracks Progress … Continue reading
From an article in today’s Wall St. Journal: Many Displaced by Superstorm Sandy Still Wait for Housing Help: Rules, Including Some Tracing to Fraud Seen After Katrina, Slow Delivery of Billions in Federal Aid
If at first you do not succeed, file a formal complaint and try again! New Jersey Reaches Deal on Hurricane Sandy Aid. From the NYTimes on May 30th: New Jersey has agreed to spend more federal disaster money to provide … Continue reading
From the site NJ.com: See: 10 indicators of Hurricane Sandy recovery. The lead in to the list of 10 follows: Nineteen months after Sandy, how far along are New Jersey and its residents in getting back on their feet? It’s … Continue reading
As was noted in the Lament posting last week, the housing recovery in NY and NJ is going far slower than anyone likes. From the Huff Post, this article titled Doubt Lingers for New Yorkers Devastated by Hurricane Sandy. The … Continue reading
I just posted an article about what the new mayor of NYC has in mind to expedite the recovery from H. Sandy. It notes that the mayor was assuming not only the federal dollars pledged to date but was planning … Continue reading
There is no shortage of people/organizations to blame for the slow and costly process of recovery in NJ and NY. Regarding NJ, recently Governor Christie blamed FEMA. Today, Senator Menendez blames the state government in Trenton. See: Sen. Menendez Blames … Continue reading