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Catherine New

Hurricane Sandy Aftermath Brings New Threat Of Poverty For Thousands Who Have Lost Jobs

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 11.19.2012 | Money

JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- At the time of day Friday when most workers are making plans for happy hour, Cheryl Johnson is making a final scan of the online ...

Small Towns Point Big Finger At FEMA

AP | JAY REEVES | Posted 01.18.2013 | Politics

CORDOVA, Ala. — Main Street in this old mill town looks about the same as it did the day after tornadoes killed about 250 people across Alabama ...

Gerry Smith

Next Hurricane, Drones And Balloons Could Beam Wi-Fi From The Sky

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 11.16.2012 | Technology

Call it Wi-Fi from the sky. As Hurricane Sandy battered the Northeast, power outages wreaked havoc on telecommunications networks, knocking out wir...

Preparing for Future Disasters in the Wake of Sandy

Vicki Arroyo | Posted 01.14.2013 | DC
Vicki Arroyo

Hurricane Sandy is a tragic reminder of the threat of climate change, and it has forced the issue back on our national agenda in a way that no debate question could.

After a Disaster, Children Need Special Attention to Recover

William Spear | Posted 01.14.2013 | Impact
William Spear

While the larger agencies provide emergency provisions in the immediate aftermath of disasters such as Hurricane Sandy, few groups provide emotional support beyond palliative approaches, quiet counseling and minimally expressive therapies that are primarily cognitive in nature.

Catherine New

Post-Sandy Borrowers Face Uncertain Credit Help Due To Bank's Murky Policies

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 11.14.2012 | Money

Karen Sposato is one of the lucky homeowners in Breezy Point, N.Y., a community ravaged by Hurricane Sandy and the devastating fires that followed -- ...

FEMA Reportedly Failing To Find Temporary Housing For Storm Victims

Posted 11.14.2012 | Green

More than two weeks after Superstorm Sandy hit the Eastern seaboard, causing widespread flooding and wind damage, thousands of residents are still una...

'Green News Report' - November 13, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.13.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY...

FEMA Rape Reference Sparks Criticism

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics

You think FEMA might not want to bring any more attention to itself, but an article on its website has managed to cause yet another controversy for th...

What You Should Know About Cleaning Up A Water-Damaged Home

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 11.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

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Does FEMA Have a Fatal Internet Fixation?

Wayne Anderson | Posted 01.07.2013 | Technology
Wayne Anderson

While it is true that the Internet is an important and vital tool when it comes to information distribution -- it should also be noted that it can prove problematic for the public to gain access when the power is off.

Alice Hines

Hungry Families Crowd Food Stamp Centers In NYC

HuffingtonPost.com | Alice Hines | Posted 11.06.2012 | Business

Kayla Noell was having a tough time even before the hurricane. The 21-year-old single mom uses the $526 in food stamps she receives each month to feed...

Lucas Kavner

Occupy Sandy Becomes 21st Century's Relief Organization

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 11.05.2012 | Green

As local leaders and citizens complain of FEMA and the Red Cross and general government absences in their own neighborhoods, independent and local vol...

David Wood

As Sandy's Fuel Crisis Eases, FEMA Gassing Up Only Emergency Vehicles

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With gasoline supplies returning to normal and gas stations reopening across the New York metropolitan area, federal authorities are now...

How Teens Were Affected By Hurricane Sandy

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.05.2012 | Teen

Hurricane Sandy left millions on the East Coast without power, damaged homes, and has claimed an estimated 113 lives so far. Businesses and schools we...

The Stormy Election

Susan Berger | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics
Susan Berger

'Twas the week before the election, and all through the land / Things were not going exactly as planned / A storm more daunting than any we have ever seen / Suddenly made the political accusations toned down and less mean.

Why I Will Vote Tuesday and You Should Too

Joanne Tombrakos | Posted 01.05.2013 | Women
Joanne Tombrakos

There is only one thing that makes me crazy: When a woman says she may not vote.

Two-Faced Romney

Camille Rivera | Posted 01.05.2013 | New York
Camille Rivera

What makes Romney's most recent flip-flop so significant is that it shows us exactly how a Romney administration would handle a disaster situation in the United States -- haphazardly and from the sidelines.

Obama's Extended Federal Family Responds to Sandy

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

President Obama has said many times that he believes we all are our brothers' and sisters' keepers. We all have immediate biological families, but we all also belong to the American family. We share American experiences and values, privileges and responsibilities.

After Sandy, the Daily News Wants Romney

Theodore Hamm | Posted 01.04.2013 | Politics
Theodore Hamm

Accompanied by a headshot of a smiling Mitt, the Daily News endorsement stood in odd juxtaposition beside the paper's announcement of its newly formed Disaster Fund.

BOTH SIDES NOW: Did Sandy Hit Romney?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgSpitzer and Clarke debate whether the monster storm smashed not just the Metro region but Mitt too. They agree that 'extreme weather' won't be an issue in Ohio this time but will and should be one in 2013. And does 7.9 percent = 270+ electoral votes?

Don't Be Fooled by a Moderate Mitt

Jane White | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Jane White

Unlike his father, George, Mitt forgoes principle for pursuing policies that pander to the lunatic right fringe in order to get the vote. And his choice of Paul Ryan, the Ayn Rand acolyte, for vice president, is downright frightening.

Eamon Murphy

A Slow Recovery In Gerritsen Beach

HuffingtonPost.com | Eamon Murphy | Posted 11.07.2012 | New York

Walking the streets of Gerritsen Beach, a peninsular neighborhood in southeast Brooklyn that was devastated by Hurricane Sandy, a visitor carrying a n...

Mitt Romney: Undecided Candidate for Undecided President

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 01.04.2013 | Politics
Sanjay Sanghoee

Dear undecided voter: If you are looking for a candidate who you can relate to, Mitt Romney is undoubtedly your man. Why? Because, like yourselves, he just cannot make up his mind.

Arthur Delaney

What's Next For Sandy Survivors?

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.04.2012 | Green

POINT PLEASANT, N.J. -- Heeding word that Hurricane Sandy would be a bad storm, Daniel McGee and his girlfriend Candy Lucky raised their belongings ab...