Category Archives: Hurricane Sandy

What Meteorologists Learned from H. Sandy

Better Prepared? What Meteorologists Learned from Hurricane Sandy National Weather Service makes number of changes, but challenges remain in improving forecasts and communication with public

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Burst of Progress in H. Sandy Recovery in NYC

Finally, some good news coming from NYC re housing reconstruction and assistance. See: City beats de Blasio’s Hurricane Sandy reconstruction goals, starts rebuilding 1,002 homes. In addition to beating the mayor’s construction goal by two, the city has send out … Continue reading

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“Update on H. Sandy Rebuilding Strategy” from CRS

For those of you who share my abiding interest in recovery, and a special interest in the many new initiates from the feds post Sandy, I highly recommend this new report from the Congressional Research Service. See: The Hurricane Sandy … Continue reading

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H. Sandy Rebuilding Strategy Progress Report (Fall 2014) – updated

With no fanfare HUD released its second progress report, as required by the Executive Order that created the H. Sandy Recovery Task Force.  The report is 184 pages long. The press release and a link to the full report are … Continue reading

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Another Post-Sandy Perspective – that of an environmentalist

An Environmentalist’s Assessment of H. Sandy Outcomes. Thanks to Franklin McDonald for the citation.

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Two Years After Hurricane Sandy – 6 views

From National Geographic, see: Two Years After Hurricane Sandy Hit the U.S., What Lessons Can We Learn From the Deadly Storm? In an era of extreme weather, we have to keep the risk of weather disasters in the front of … Continue reading

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“Forget Sandy, Worst is Yet to Come”

The article titled Forget Sandy, the Worst Is Yet to Come is a news account of a Swiss Re Insurance Co. report. Some excerpts: The chilling insurance company report * * * cautions that Hurricane Sandy was nothing more than … Continue reading

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