Category Archives: Hurricane Sandy

H. Sandy and Climate Change Linked

According to an analysis released Tuesday by the World Meteorological Organization, Superstorm Sandy was one of several “high-impact” global weather events over the last five years whose likelihood was increased by climate change. See this article: Direct Link Between 2012 … Continue reading

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Video of TV Show “The Business of Disasters”

On May 24th, Public TV (PBS) featured a Frontline special titled “The Business of Disasters.”  The hour-long show is available as a video at this URL. Here is a related piece, also from the PBS source, that provides background re … Continue reading

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The Storm after the Superstorm (Sandy)

Ongoing problems and delays in relief and assistance post-Sandy: From CBS News. Another article in the NY Post had another take. [At the moment the link escaped me.]

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Bolstering Critical Infrastructure Resilience After H. Sandy

See this blog posting, by my friend Eric Holdeman, on the new report: Bolstering Critical Infrastructure Resilience.

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New Disaster Reform Legislation Pending & Recovery Report re H. Sandy

For those who are interested in the ongoing recovery from H. Sandy, here are three new reports worth reviewing. Once again the Diva would like readers to dig into the two reports mentioned here and do an analysis or review, … Continue reading

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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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