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Flood Insurance Delay Paints Bleak Picture For Sandy Victims

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Bel and Jim Racanelli stand in their backyard. JIm holds a photo taken the day after Sandy. Water had receded yet still covered the entire yard. Credit Edward Van Embden | Edward Van Embden

In New Jersey, thousands of families are still displaced with little indication of when and if they’ll be able to return to their pre-Sandy lives. They are hoping their insurance can make them whole again by providing the funding necessary to make repairs and raise their homes, but the process is proving to be a slow one. As the winter creeps on, the future of many of those who’ve lost their homes to Sandy remains uncertain.

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