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Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy: Disaster Inequality

hurricane-sandy-hurricane-katrina NNPA Columnist WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Just before Labor Day 2005, the world was stunned as images of Gulf Coast citizens, trudged through chaos and stagnant flood waters, strewn with the debris of wrecked buildings ...
Source: MTA to Repair Sandy-Damaged Cranberry Tube in Early 2015

- 3 days earlier @ ri.search.yahoo.com: With the R and G lines back at full service, the MTA is setting its sights on the next round of repairs to subway tunnels damaged by floodwaters during Hurricane Sandy.

Hospitals struggled during Hurricane Sandy, report says

- 2 days earlier @ ri.search.yahoo.com: When the storm came, nearly half of the hospitals had electrical problems

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Some On Staten Island Opt For Buyout Of 'Houses That Don't Belong'

NPR: Staten Island's Fox Beach neighborhood used to be a working-class area with about 180 homes, mostly small bungalows. Fox Beach is — or rather was — a few hundred feet from the Atlantic Ocean, and after Hurricane Sandy hit in 2012, homeowners ...

City grants $28 million to Staten Island University Hospital for storm

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that the city is committing $28 million to fund storm resiliency measures at both campuses of Staten Island University Hospital in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. The money will fund a comprehensive ...

Some On Staten Island Opt For Buyout Of 'Houses That Don't Belong'

As part of the ongoing recovery from Hurricane Sandy, New York's plan is to buy and demolish hundreds of homes on Staten and Long Islands and let nature return as a barrier to future storm surges.

As Hurricane Sandy’s Two-year Anniversary on Oct. 29 Nears, Green Crown Energy Expert Paul Errigo Calls for Less ...

With the anniversary of Hurricane Sandy approaching, Green Crown Energy expert Paul Errigo says now is the time to lessen reliance on diesel-powered generators as a primary source for emergency backup power for hospitals. (PRWeb September 19, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/09/prweb12183535.htm

Residents Vent Frustrations at Hearing as City Touts Progress in Sandy Rebuilding

Mayor Bill de Blasio says home rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy is proceeding far better than it was under Mayor Michael Bloomberg, but at a City Hall hearing Thursday, people had different opinions and weren't afraid to share them.

De Blasio administration moving to ramp up repairing Hurricane Sandy

New York Daily News: The de Blasio administration is moving to hire new contractors in an effort to quadruple the pace at which homes wrecked by Hurricane Sandy are being repaired or replaced. The Build It Back program has now started construction on 573 homes and sent out ...

De Blasio administration moving to ramp up Hurricane Sandy home repairs

The de Blasio administration is moving to hire new contractors in an effort to quadruple the pace at which homes wrecked by Hurricane Sandy are being repaired or replaced.

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SANDY CAUSED UNPRECEDENTED DAMAGE THROUGHOUT NEW..

One tip: Renovate your home (yes, really)

NASDAQ: In October 2012, Hurricane Sandy caused unprecedented damage throughout New York City, impacting approximately 35,000 single family dwellings. In January 2013, President Obama signed into law the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 which, ...

Hill International Named Construction Manager for New York City's Hurricane

NASDAQ: In October 2012, Hurricane Sandy caused unprecedented damage throughout New York City, impacting approximately 35,000 single family dwellings. In January 2013, President Obama signed into law the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 which, ...

Hill International Named Construction Manager for New York City's Hurricane

CNNMoney: In October 2012, Hurricane Sandy caused unprecedented damage throughout New York City, impacting approximately 35,000 single family dwellings. In January 2013, President Obama signed into law the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 which, ...

Hill International Named Construction Manager for New York City's Hurricane

MarketWatch: In October 2012, Hurricane Sandy caused unprecedented damage throughout New York City, impacting approximately 35,000 single family dwellings. In January 2013, President Obama signed into law the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 which, ...

BY HURRICANE SANDY..

Sculpture Inspired by Hurricane Sandy on Display at International Art Exhibit

WILDWOOD - Morey's Piers ArtBox resident artist, David Macomber, has been selected to show his 8-foot high wave sculpture, inspired after the devastation of Superstorm Sandy, at ArtPrize in Grand Rapids, Michigan. ArtBox, Morey's Piers' interactive ...

Subway damaged by Hurricane Sandy reopens

Hawaii News Now: Damaged by Superstorm Sandy, the subway tunnel between Brooklyn and Manhattan has reopened. (Source: CNN). (CNN) - Almost two years after Hurricane Sandy, officials reopen a damaged subway tunnel. The Montague tube, which runs between ...

Subway damaged by Hurricane Sandy reopens

Live 5 News: Damaged by Superstorm Sandy, the subway tunnel between Brooklyn and Manhattan has reopened. (Source: CNN). (CNN) - Almost two years after Hurricane Sandy, officials reopen a damaged subway tunnel. The Montague tube, which runs between ...

Sculpture Inspired by Hurricane Sandy on Display at International

The giant wave, located on Morey's Adventure Pier, has become an icon of the ArtBox with hundreds of guests taking their picture in front of the sculpture; made from post Hurricane Sandy reclaimed wood. “The wave was ...

Family Devastated By Hurricane Sandy Wins $20 Million Lottery, A

BEACHWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A large family that lives at the shore and suffered losses during Superstorm Sandy will share a $20 million lottery jackpot that one of the 17 siblings said will be "a great pick-me-up." Members of the ...

AFTER HURRICANE SANDY..

Brooklyn's HITN-TV to reopen damaged main entrance after Hurricane Sandy

Brooklyn Daily Eagle: HITN-TV, the largest Spanish-language national cable network, is re-opening its Brooklyn-based studio after it was destroyed in 2012 by Hurricane Sandy. For more than a decade, HITN-TV has been delivering educational programming to more than 36 ...

Many Homes Rebuilt After Hurricane Sandy Are Likely Headed Back Underwater

VICE News: Donna Panebianco's home on Staten Island was among the many hit when Hurricane Sandy blasted the New York shoreline nearly two years ago. Two floors of her semi-attached Dognan Hills house were inundated and rendered uninhabitable. But despite ...

4 Schools Still Without Fire Alarms After Hurricane Sandy Damage

DNAinfo: ROCKAWAY BEACH — Four public schools are still without a working fire alarm nearly two years after Hurricane Sandy damaged their buildings — and city officials blame the federal government's red tape for the delays. The fixes, along with the ...

Study identifies challenges faced by nyu nurses after hurricane sandy

The mixed method study, "Challenges of Nurses' Deployment to Other New York City Hospitals in the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy ," is one of only a few to evaluate the psychological toll on nurses working in such rapidly ...

Savings Bonds Stashed In Attic, Found After Hurricane Sandy

Almost two years ago, Hurricane Sandy caused flooding and property damage in areas that aren't accustomed to dealing with heavy storms. While one woman in Massachusetts was cleaning up damage from that storm, she ...

HURRICANE EDOUARD..

Hurricane Edouard Now a Major Storm With Minor Impact on US

NBCNews.com: Hurricane Edouard has grown into the Atlantic Ocean's first major hurricane since Sandy hammered the East Coast two years ago, but the latest storm is unlikely to threaten the United States. Edouard, the fifth named storm of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane ...

Hurricane Edouard Perfect For Storm Research With Drones

Meteorologists believe the storm was among the best to test new data-collecting drones because the storm was strong, had a well-defined eye and never threatened land, U.S. government scientists said Thursday.

TWO YEARS..

Hurricane Sandy Victims and FEMA Funds

KCBA: NEW YORK- It has been nearly two years since Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast, with thousands of residents losing everything they had. The Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, sent plenty of disaster relief help, including volunteers and ...

'Sip for the Sea' event helps damaged New York Aquarium rebuild

Two years after surviving a wallop from Hurricane Sandy, the New York Aquarium is still in the rebuilding phase.

SUBWAY TUNNEL..

MTA marks end of Hurricane Sandy repairs in Montague Subway Tunnel

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo joined Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) leaders and New York City elected officials yesterday to mark the restoration of normal R Line subway service between Brooklyn and Manhattan, following the rebuilding of the ...

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