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Tree-son: Artist finds Brooklyn Sandy sculpture torn down

yesterdayNews : NY Daily News

The Brooklyn Botanic Garden has torn down a popular Hurricane Sandy-themed treehouse attraction — without warning to the artist.

De Blasio Pours $100 Million Into Downtown Flood Prevention

On the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina (and with the three-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy looming), Mayor de Blasio has announced an additional $100 million in funding for flood prevention in lower Manhattan, from Montgomery Street on the Lower East Side, around the tip of the borough, and up through Battery Park City. [ more › ]

Using Geo Data To Protect Vintage Cars From The Next Hurricane Sandy

American Modern Insurance is using customer data, weather data and Esri mapping to help clients move vintage cars to safety when the next storm approaches by combining information on where the cars are stored, what transport is available and the location of secure storage facilities.

Explained: Why Katrina was a Human-Made Disaster, Not a Natural One

Stephen E. Flynn Environment, United States Katrina, along with Hurricane Sandy in 2012, are reminders that the gravest source of danger for Americans derives not from acts of God or acts of terror but from our own negligence. The flooding of New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina was a human-made disaster, not a natural one. Show More Summary

How Homeowners on the Jersey Shore Are Making Their Houses Hurricane-Ready

Three years ago, Hurricane Sandy landed on the Eastern Seaboard, sending seawaters surging, destroying homes and businesses, and leaving behind 8.7 million cubic yards of debris on the coast of New Jersey alone—an event more disfiguring to the Jersey Shore than anything contrived by Snooki and her

Rebuilding after Hurricanes: The Public's View

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, the rebuilding continues. Indeed, rebuilding carries on in communities all over the country - in New York and New Jersey coastal neighborhoods hit by Sandy, in western towns destroyed by wildfires, in the Irene-ravaged small towns along the rivers of Vermont. Show More Summary

Schumer: Federal aid should fix Amtrak tunnels hurt by Sandy

last weekNews : NY Daily News

Sen. Schumer said that the $550 million needed for repairs to commuter rails due to Hurricane Sandy should come from federal aid.

Chris Christie blames 20-year heroin epidemic on Obama

last weekHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Presidential candidate Chris Christie, who commands a 3% support rating among registered GOP voters, is trying hard to win over conservatives who are disgusted with him for hugging Obama during the Hurricane Sandy cleanup in 2012. Read the rest

Katrina survivors offer hope to victims of Hurricane Sandy

last weekNews : NY Daily News

Hurricane Katrina survivors offer measured optimism for New Yorkers still dealing with Hurricane Sandy headaches three years after the storm hit our city: There is light at the end of the tunnel.

The Man Who Wanted To Nuke a Hurricane

There are few natural forces that kill so many and cost so much as the hurricane. Hurricane Katrina killed more than 1,500 people and Hurricane Sandy flooded lower Manhattan. Neither New Orleans nor New York City have completely recovered. We can’t stop them. The best thing we can do is...

Victims of Hurricane Sandy, Desperate to Move On, Weigh Reopening Claims

last weekNews : NYTimes: News

A recent letter from FEMA to 142,000 homeowners acknowledged that its procedures may have been seriously flawed, and that they may be eligible for additional payment. But the storm victims have been hesitant to face more red tape.

Researchers report on Hurricane Sandy's mental health impact on older adults

Strong neighborhood relationships reduced the incidence of symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder among older adults exposed to Hurricane Sandy, the superstorm that devastated the Northeast United States. These findings provide new information about how the neighborhoods where older adults live can be bolstered in the face of natural disasters.

Rowan Researchers Report on Hurricane Sandy's Mental Health Impact on Older Adults

Researchers from the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine presented findings at the "2015 Hurricane Sandy Conference: Translating Research into Practice," showing that strong neighborhood relationships reduced the incidence...Show More Summary

Staten Island Might Finally Get A $579 Million Levee To Help Minimize Hurricane Damage

Last October, on the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, the city released a progress report on repair work that it hopes will brace the five boroughs against future hurricanes of similar magnitude. At the time, 4.15 million cubic...Show More Summary

South Street Seaport Museum Gets $10.4 Million in Federal Aid

The Federal Emergency Management Agency grants $10.4 million to the South Street Seaport Museum, which was damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

This New Student-Designed Super-Resilient Home Is The Beach House Of The Flooded Future

We need to redesign our coastal housing for stormier days ahead, and it's going to look something like this. When Hurricane Sandy hit in 2012, waters flooded over Hoboken, New Jersey, a commuter city across the Hudson River from midtown Manhattan. Show More Summary

Small Black :: Best Blues

The inspiration behind the new album “Best Blues” starts with Small Black‘s frontman, Josh Kolenik who began the project as a catharsis from the aftermath of 2012’s Hurricane Sandy. Josh found himself cleaning up the broken and water damaged pieces of his father’s Long Island home, and discovering fragments of his family’s history that made his imagination […]

Cuomo Allots $6.2 Million To 16 Historic NY Sites

This morning Governor Cuomo announced that $6.2 million in grant awards would be distributed among 16 historically significant properties, all of which still need repair after suffering severe damage from Hurricane Sandy in 2012. This is the second round of funding put towards rehabilitating historic landmarks; last year $5 million was put toward 14 different sites. [ more › ]

Post-Sandy Rebuilding for Resiliency: Lessons From Long Beach, New York

My small bungalow in Long Beach, New York, sits one half block from the bay and one and a half blocks from the ocean. Hurricane Sandy required a gut renovation of my home's ground floor and required my next-door neighbors to demolish their house and rebuild a new one. But rebuild they did. read more

South Street Seaport Museum Cancels First Post-Sandy Benefit

The South Street Seaport Museum, which was severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy, cancels a benefit concert scheduled for next week.

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