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Hurricane Sandy Far Rockaway

Sai Volunteers Help Rebuild Homes Destroyed by Sandy

Ramaa Reddy Raghavan | Posted 02.16.2014 | New York
Ramaa Reddy Raghavan

On a bright Saturday in August, about 17 Sai volunteers from Massachusetts descended on Breezy Point Boulevard and 217 Street. Ranging in age from 15 ...

"Catch 22" in the Rockaways : The Twice Displaced Victims of Hurricane Sandy

Sandi Bachom | Posted 02.04.2013 | New York
Sandi Bachom

Brett Scudder speaks for thousands of disenfranchised, displaced and dispossessed after Hurricane Sandy. He does not feel sorry for himself. Sure he's mad, but in a strange way it has strengthened his resolve.

A Tale of Two Sandy's: "Miracle on 26th Street" and the Invisible Victims of Hurricane Sandy

Sandi Bachom | Posted 01.26.2013 | New York
Sandi Bachom

The way I see it, there needs to be a connection of the dots between the resources, volunteers and need. There needs to be a coordination between all the agencies working autonomously.

Missing the Mark With Donations

Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism | Posted 01.15.2013 | New York
Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism

Most of the people I spoke with in Ocean Village said they need information: a centralized location where they can learn when their power might come back, what transportation is running, how they can get food stamps, or charge their phones.

Reporting From a Place of Devastation

Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism | Posted 01.12.2013 | New York
Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism

After Hurricane Sandy, Schuster Institute Senior Fellow Hella Winston headed to Far Rockaway, New York, a storm-ravaged coastal community. Given the circumstances she found there, she stayed. Here is what she wrote about what she initially saw.

Breakneck Coastal Development Put Thousands In Sandy's Path

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.15.2012 | Green

By John Rudolf, Ben Hallman, Chris Kirkham, Saki Knafo and Matt Sledge On the night that Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast, Vinny Baccale was in h...