Category Archives: Hurricane Sandy

Importance of New Flood Maps in NY

From the NYTimes, In New York, Drawing Flood Maps Is a ‘Game of Inches’ As FEMA revises the maps to account for climate change, deciding who is in the flood zone will be a battle with millions of dollars at … Continue reading

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Reflections on Superstorm Sandy – 5 years later

(1) From the Claims Journal: Officials Reflect on Superstorm Sandy 5 Years Later (2) From the Guardian: Hurricane Sandy, five years later: ‘No one was ready for what happened after’. Survivors of the 2012 storm remain haunted. As hurricanes continue … Continue reading

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Dose of Realism from Sandy Victims

The warning that Hurricane Sandy victims can offer those flooded by Harvey

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Hurricane Sandy Task Force Report – Houses of Worship and Charitable Organizations

This is the last of 3 reports produced by the HS Task Force. Here is the 39 page final report:  Hurricane Sandy Recovery Task Force Report April 2017.

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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. Here is the direct link to the … 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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