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Hurricane Sandy Aftermath

Still Weathering the Storm, One Year After Sandy

Marki Flannery | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Marki Flannery

While Superstorm Sandy forced many people to relocate from destroyed homes, it also drove many others deeper into isolation inside their own homes. Natural disasters hit the vulnerable especially hard.

Lila Shapiro

Sandy Victim On Bittersweet Homecoming: 'I'm One Of The Lucky Ones'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 10.29.2013 | Green

A year after Superstorm Sandy destroyed Pedro Correa’s neighborhood on the southeastern shore of Staten Island, he visited what used to be his home....

In Sandy-Ravaged Long Island, Every Day Is Neighborday

Christina Galante | Posted 08.05.2013 | Impact
Christina Galante

Last October, when Super Storm Sandy hit New York, it decimated the neighborhood where I grew up, Lindenhurst, and the surrounding areas on Long Island.

We Need To Be Prepared For 'Superstorm Era,' Experts Warn

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.04.2013 | Green

In the wake of superstorms like Katrina and Sandy that have, in recent years, devastated swathes of the United States, the country is struggling to de...

September 11th and Sandy: A Mother-Daughter Story

Candace Walsh | Posted 02.12.2013 | Women
Candace Walsh

Back in 2001, September 11th triggered my household's flight from our East Village apartment to my mother's apartment on Long Beach. Ten years after that, Hurricane Sandy hit Long Beach.

NOAA Forms Hurricane Sandy Review Team... Again

Posted 12.11.2012 | Green

From Climate Central's Andrew Freedman: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced the formation of an interagency review...

A Peek Inside The World Of Families Struggling To Cope In Sandy's Aftermath

AP | KATIE ZEZIMA, MEGHAN BARR and HELEN O'NEILL | Posted 02.08.2013 | Green

It's been more than a month since Sandy, the superstorm combining a hurricane, a nor'easter and surging full-moon tides, tore through the Northeast, l...

Saki Knafo

After Narrowly Surviving Sandy, Conservatives Turn To Government For Help

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 12.12.2012 | Green

On the southern shore of Staten Island, the remains of a street called Kissam Avenue stretch across the marshland, a trail of ruins leading to the sea...

WATCH: Knicks' Tyson Chandler Aids Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts In New York's Rockaways

Posted 12.04.2012 | Black Voices

While much of the East Coast has recovered from Hurricane Sandy's wrath, the residents of New York’s Rockaways, a land strip nestled between the Atl...

What We Know About Sandy, One Month Later

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 01.29.2013 | Green

Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on parts of the U.S. East Coast a month ago Thursday after tearing through the Caribbean. In the weeks since, the storm...

Rescue Dog A Lifeline For Residents After Sandy

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.26.2012 | Good News

Amid the tales of heroism during Hurricane Sandy, a tail of heroism emerged. Midnight, a 7-year-old black Labrador retriever, toted food and water ...

Partnerships in the Aftermath of a Disaster

Gary A. Officer | Posted 01.26.2013 | Impact
Gary A. Officer

As unfortunate as disasters are, it allows us to strengthen the bond between our government, our businesses and our nonprofit sectors. It is time to realize that the work nonprofits perform is an essential asset to human recovery.

Will We Be Prepared Next Time?

Reuters | Posted 01.20.2013 | Green

* Officials seeking low-cost ways to prepare for climate change * Just 13 percent of U.S. cities have done risk assessments ...

Jersey Strong

Christa Zambardino | Posted 01.19.2013 | Impact
Christa Zambardino

This is all so sad, devastating and unimaginable, but we can't control the forces of Mother Nature -- and this storm brought my company, AOL and the Jersey community all together because all for one and one for all. We are forever Jersey Strong!

Everyday Heroes

Kaylee Scottaline | Posted 01.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Kaylee Scottaline

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, here on Long Island, we all recognize the heroes who came to our aid. But what about the everyday people?

Naomi Klein: 'A Very Small Window To Try To Avoid Catastrophic Climate Change'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Leader | Posted 11.16.2012 | Green

In the days following Hurricane Sandy, politicians, activists and civilians alike jumped into action on recovery efforts. Local governments brainstorm...

Hurricane Heroics And Hearses

Amy Koplow | Posted 01.13.2013 | Religion
Amy Koplow

Looking back at the devastation Hurricane Sandy brought to New York, it is hard to imagine that the city still managed to function at all. Many stories of bravery and tragedy were recounted but there were also many stories left untold.

Stephanie Hallett

PHOTOS: You Won't Believe Where This Wedding Took Place

HuffingtonPost.com | Stephanie Hallett | Posted 11.14.2012 | Weddings

Manhattan couple Dimitri Papanagnou, 33, and Jason Young, 38, tied the knot Saturday, Nov. 3 -- but not without a little interference from Hurricane S...

NY's Waterfront Communities After Hurricane Sandy Still Need Help -- Here's How

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 01.12.2013 | New York
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Hurricanes are equal opportunity destroyers. The hooked-in have escape hatches when forewarned; a home on higher ground, friends with light and heat, funds for an extended hotel stay. But the rest stay put, through the cold, wet, and fear.

How Hurricane Sandy Could Affect Your Marriage

Bari Zell Weinberger, Esq. | Posted 01.12.2013 | Divorce
Bari Zell Weinberger, Esq.

To see the heavy toll natural disasters can take on marriages, look no further than Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Sandy In Retrospect

Damon Dahlen | Posted 01.12.2013 | Green
Damon Dahlen

2012-11-12-sandyphotopullTwo weeks ago, I found myself in a little over three feet of rising water, fighting off the current's attempts to tug me under, all for a photo.

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...

Occupy Sandy: The 99 Percent Finds A New Cause

AP | MEGHAN BARR | Posted 01.10.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The social media savvy that helped Occupy Wall Street protesters create a grass-roots global movement last year is proving to be a strengt...

Why Robert De Niro, Michael J. Fox & Whoopi Goldberg Are Teaming Up

AP | Posted 11.10.2012 | Entertainment

ALBANY, N.Y. -- Robert De Niro, Michael J. Fox, Whoopi Goldberg and other celebrities along with pro sports stars are being featured in public service...

Help Keep Kids Warm With These Easy Projects

Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 11.09.2012 | HuffPost Home

Ideas for pint-sized scarves, mittens, hats and more.