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Hurricane Sandy Anniversary

Sandy Activist Whom Christie Told To 'Shut Up' Says He's Not Backing Down

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.30.2014 | Politics

The man whom New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) told to "sit down and shut up" is not backing down from his fight with the notoriously confrontational...

The Anniversary of Hurricane Sandy and a Woman Named Linda

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 12.29.2014 | Women
Jessica Pearce Rotondi

Two years ago today, The New York stock exchange suspended trading. A building collapsed near Union Square, its front walls sliding off like they were made of sand. Five years ago today, I stood over my mother in a hospice bed and tried to breath for her.

New York Street Renamed In Honor Of Late Hero Who Saved 6 People During Superstorm Sandy

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.29.2014 | Good News

Nearly two years after his death, a Hurricane Sandy hero who helped rescue others during the storm now has a street named in his honor. Dylan Smith...

Alena Hall

Meet 3 People Working To Ensure The Next Hurricane Sandy Doesn't Take Such A Terrible Toll | Alena Hall | Posted 10.30.2014 | Impact

When Superstorm Sandy struck the Northeast on Oct. 29, 2012, devastating much of New York City and southern New Jersey, countless people volunteered t...

5 Ideas for Protecting New York From The Next Sandy (Some Of Which Are A Little Nuts)

The Huffington Post | Katherine Boehrer | Posted 10.29.2014 | Green

It’s been two years since Superstorm Sandy, and much of New York City is still vulnerable to flooding from storm surges. And as global sea levels co...

Two Years After Sandy: Addressing the Emotional Needs of Survivors

John Draper, Ph.D. | Posted 12.23.2014 | Healthy Living
John Draper, Ph.D.

Two years after Superstorm Sandy hit New York, many individuals, families and communities have recovered, but others are still struggling. The damage wrought by Sandy disrupted thousands of lives and brought communities together in a show of strength, support and resilience.

PHOTOS: For The Next Sandy, Plugging Up NYC's Subways

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 11.13.2013 | New York

After Hurricane Sandy illustrated the dire need to protect New York City's subways from flooding, the "tunnel plug" was born. During a "Sandy ...

Sasha Belenky

The Ship That Sailed Into The Hurricane & More Must-Reads | Sasha Belenky | Posted 11.01.2013 | Politics

1. Tragedy On The Bounty One of the stranger stories to have come out of Hurricane Sandy, which ravaged the East Coast a year ago this week, is tha...

6 NYC Landmarks Lost To Sandy (Or Are They?)

THE NEW YORK WORLD | Posted 10.30.2013 | New York

By Sebastien Malo, The New York World Capsouto Frères 451 Washington Street, Tribeca Status: Closed. Won’t reopen. Photo: Courtesy of Jacques...

PHOTOS: Staten Island Remembers Sandy

| Posted 10.30.2013 | New York

By Nicholas Rizzi MIDLAND BEACH — A year ago, the sea rushed towards Staten Islanders, decimating homes, destroying neighborhoods and taking 23 ...

WATCH: Sandy Survivors Break Down Over Recovery

HuffPost Live | Posted 10.29.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

The story of Hurricane Sandy is one of destruction and tragedy, but also of courage and resilience. HuffPost Live speaks to some of Sandy's survivors ...

Hurricane Sandy and the Human Cost of Utility Deregulation

Julie Gutman Dickinson | Posted 12.29.2013 | Politics
Julie Gutman Dickinson

The anniversary of Hurricane Sandy offers us an opportunity to start fixing the country's utility crisis. This will only happen, however, if Americans demands accountability from the large companies that too often are putting their own profits before the public good.

Hurricane Sandy Hasn't Shifted Climate Narrative

Posted 10.29.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Brian Kahn: Click on the search terms to see the corresponding trends analysis. In the year since Hurricane Sandy struc...

A Proposal for Insuring Public Facilities and Infrastructure Against Disaster Losses

Erwann Michel-Kerjan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Erwann Michel-Kerjan

When Sandy made landfall last year, it took Congress three full months to vote $50 billion in disaster relief. Should another disaster hit the country in the near future, it is highly uncertain in today's political climate how much funding will be provided to the stricken areas and how long it will take for Congress to reach an agreement.

Hurricane Sandy -- One Year Later

Mickey Jacob | Posted 12.29.2013 | Impact
Mickey Jacob

In the last few years, strong, devastating storms are seemingly becoming the rule, rather than the exception. We see above-normal numbers of "super storms" forming and wreaking havoc across the globe.

5 Things Hurricane Sandy Changed For Good

Posted 10.29.2013 | Green

By Becky Oskin, LiveScience Staff Writer: Some people and places may never be the same since Hurricane Sandy hit the northern Atlantic Coast on Oct...

Media Delves Into Hurricane Sandy Aftermath One Year Later

Posted 10.29.2013 | Media

Newscasts and newspapers took a hard look at the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy on the one year anniversary Tuesday. Last year, the superstorm ravag...

You Can Never Have Too Many Flashlights: (And Other Life Lessons from Hurricane Sandy)

Laurie Nadel | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Laurie Nadel

While the media will celebrate the feel-good stories of the first anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, it does not mean that the healing process if over. Healing after Hurricane Katrina is a process that is still going on six years later.

Mothers Of Children Killed By Sandy Find Friendship

| Posted 10.29.2013 | New York

By Meredith Hoffman PARK SLOPE — Clad in their children's clothes and jewelry and standing on the Park Slope corner where the pair were last pho...

One Year Later -- Superstorm Sandy: Climate Chaos, Kids, and Schools

Claire L. Barnett | Posted 12.28.2013 | Green
Claire L. Barnett

Obviously, with the current focus on student testing and teacher evaluations, academic performance in schools is a priority. But how can we ask our children to learn, and our teachers to teach, in sick schools?

Catherine Pearson

'The Storm Was A Big Parenting Moment For Me' | Catherine Pearson | Posted 10.29.2013 | Parents

As Superstorm Sandy lashed New York City with high winds and pounding rain, Jo-An Tremblay-Shepherd found herself in the dark, on a slippery stairway,...

Interactive Photos Show How Far We've Come, How Far We Have To Go

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 10.29.2013 | New York

Tuesday marks the one-year anniversary of when Hurricane Sandy's storm surge slammed New York City's coastline, destroying homes, plunging much of the...

When Disaster Relief Is No Relief

Ronald P. Hill, P.h.D. | Posted 05.28.2013 | New York
Ronald P. Hill, P.h.D.

When the six month anniversary of Hurricane Sandy arrives, it will be marked by homes that have yet to be rebuilt, possessions that have yet to be replaced, and lives that have yet to be mended.