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New York Sandy Recovery

Hey, New York! People Are Still Recovering From Superstorm Sandy

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 12.28.2014 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Two years after Sandy, few people in Manhattan are thinking about Sandy. If they are, it is like a bad dream, easily shaken off. But the nightmare continues for many in Staten Island, as I saw for myself on a recent rainy morning.

Reviving our City

Rabbi Robyn Fryer Bodzin | Posted 08.14.2013 | New York
Rabbi Robyn Fryer Bodzin

When Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast in the fall, faith leaders rose to the challenge of attempting to provide basic needs -- not only for our own congregants but for the greater community as well.

Making Disaster Pay

Steve Fraser | Posted 06.04.2013 | Green
Steve Fraser

In 2007, a financial firestorm ravaged Wall Street and the rest of the country. In 2012, Hurricane Sandy obliterated a substantial chunk of the Atlantic seaboard. We think of the first as a man-made calamity, the second as the malignant innocence of nature.

Jamaica Bay Can Point the Way Toward a More Resilient Post-Sandy New York

Dr. Nancy Kete | Posted 01.30.2013 | New York
Dr. Nancy Kete

How should we approach the reconstruction and restoration? We must first answer the question of how we can help both the people and the bay they live on prepare for, withstand and emerge stronger from an acute crisis like Sandy. Five key steps could help to accomplish this goal.