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Superstorm Sandy 2012

Red Cross Slams Report Claiming Group Failed Sandy Victims As 'Inaccurate'

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 11.04.2014 | Impact

The American Red Cross is fighting back against allegations claiming it failed to provide adequate assistance and mishandled funds in the wake of Supe...

Anonymous Donor Gives Home To Sandy Victim Who Lived In Motel For 2 Years

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 10.29.2014 | Impact

Russelle Patterson's life was turned upside down two years ago. The New Jersey woman's home in Egg Harbor Township was severely damaged when Super...

These Coastal Neighborhoods Have Changed Dramatically Since Sandy

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.31.2014 | Green

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy two years ago, shocking photos showed the huge extent of the destruction caused by the storm. Only days after the storm...

Talking to Kids About the Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy

Judy Kuriansky, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Judy Kuriansky, Ph.D.

Here's my advice to help parents deal with young children during the one-year anniversary of the storm.

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...

Farewell to a Hero, One From Superstorm Sandy

Tom Davis | Posted 11.24.2013 | New York
Tom Davis

Not long after the smoke started seeping through the doomed boardwalk planks, Point Pleasant Boro, N.J. native Jimmy Ivins would have been there, trying to save Seaside Heights by himself if he had to.

Hurricane Sandy Was 1-In-700-Year Event

Posted 07.16.2013 | Green

From Elizabeth Howell, LiveScience Contributor: Hurricane Sandy's devastating storm track is a rare one among hurricanes; a new statistical analysi...

A Pivotal Moment in the Fight Against Global Warming

Margie Alt | Posted 08.26.2013 | Green
Margie Alt

President Obama's doubling of the nation's fuel-efficiency standards for vehicles last summer was the culmination of more than a decade of work by states to increase their own fuel efficiency standards, setting the stage for federal action

Rethinking Relief

Robert Krueger | Posted 04.16.2013 | Green
Robert Krueger

In his recent inaugural address, President Obama spoke about not debating the role of government, but rather ensuring we "act in our time." A hundred days after Sandy, as many are still struggling to put their lives back together, is certainly the time to act.

PHOTOS: A Cold Winter In Coney Island

NARRATIVE.LY | Posted 02.06.2013 | New York

Dick Zigun was ready for a two-foot flood. In three decades at Coney Island, every hurricane he had seen blew through like a tourist passing the board...

10 Lessons From Superstorm Sandy

Posted 01.28.2013 | Green

From Wynne Parry, LiveScience Contributor: NEW YORK — For most in the New York City area, life has returned to normal since Superstorm Sandy wrou...

Chris Christie's Odd-Couple Friendship

Politico | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics

There may come a time when Chris Christie and Andrew Cuomo, two supremely ambitious pols and potential rivals in the 2016 presidential cycle, need som...

After Sandy, the Wait for Help Goes on and on

Tom Davis | Posted 03.12.2013 | Impact
Tom Davis

Nearly three months, they've been waiting for some breakthrough, some word from local officials, news reporters, anybody, that Congress is going to step in, and protect them like they believe they should.

Republican's Vote Against Sandy Relief Doesn't Square With Past Request

Salon | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics

A Republican congressman who voted against federal funding for Hurricane Sandy relief last week asked the federal government for millions in funding f...

'The Speaker Should Hang His Head In Shame'

Posted 01.02.2013 | Politics

By LARRY MARGASAK, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — New York-area lawmakers in both parties erupted in anger after learning the House Republican...

Christie Surges After Crisis

Reuters | Posted 01.21.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK, Nov 21 (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's approval rating has leaped 19 percentage points since superstorm Sandy slammed the...

PHOTOS: The 'Humans Of New York' After Sandy

Posted 11.20.2012 | New York

When Sandy hit New York City, it completely destroyed some neighborhoods just as completely as it spared others. While Breezy Point was under water an...

Canarsie Locals Think They Should Have Been Evacuated

DNAinfo | Posted 11.16.2012 | New York

CANARSIE — Residents along Canarsie's devastated waterfront are slamming the city for underestimating the threat of floods before Hurricane Sandy. ...

Cuomo Pens Climate Change Op-Ed

Posted 11.15.2012 | New York

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, reacting to the destruction caused by Superstorm Sandy, penned an op-ed in Thursday's Daily News calling for more prep...

Rent Refunds Coming To LES Residents

DNAinfo | Posted 11.14.2012 | New York

LOWER EAST SIDE — Tenants of a 1,600-unit complex who have spent the past two weeks without power, heat or running water will receive a rent refund,...

Raccoon Who Took Shelter In Library During Sandy Won't Leave

| Posted 11.14.2012 | New York

By Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer QUEENS — He's a real bookworm. The raccoon that took shelter at a Queens library during Hu...

'The First Major Post-Sandy Campaign Speech'

Daily Intel | Posted 11.13.2012 | New York

By Chris Smith The emergency response to Hurricane Sandy is far from over, but the political reaction is in full swing. On Thursday President Obama...

Best Of Enemies: Why Occupy Is Working With NYC's Government

Posted 11.13.2012 | New York

Two hundred people were lined up at a hurricane relief center in a park in Brooklyn’s Red Hook neighborhood Sunday morning when three volunteers hoi...

A Staten Island Mom's Reflection on Sandy

Dawn Papandrea | Posted 01.12.2013 | Parents
Dawn Papandrea

You can't fathom what destruction is until you see familiar faces amid debris, faces you know from the supermarket, karate class, church or the playground. You won't get it unless you hear the frequent sound of military choppers in the air and have to explain to your frightened kids why your neighborhood looks like a war zone.

A Dog-Forsaken Superstorm -- One Dog's Account of Superstorm Sandy

Lauren Cahn | Posted 01.12.2013 | New York
Lauren Cahn

"You can thank me later," I thought to myself, as I peed on my brother's running sneakers. So far, I'm still waiting for my family to thank me, since I'm sure it's the only reason we're back in our comfy house after a ridiculous 11 days after Superstorm Sandy.