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Hurricane Sandy Anniversary

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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 Jacqu...

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...

Sandy Survivors To Light Up Shore

AP | MEGHAN BARR | Posted 10.29.2013 | Green

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Candles and flashlights will light up the shore along the East Coast as survivors of Superstorm Sandy pay their respects...

Ellis Island Is Back

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 10.29.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — The island that ushered millions of immigrants into the United States and became a monument to its mosaic of ancestries ...

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'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Key Developments As Sandy Anniversary Approaches

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.24.2013 | Green

-- The anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, which swamped New Jersey, New York and other parts of the East Coast on Oct. 29, 2012, is fast approaching. S...

Hurricane Sandy's Effects Still Linger In New Jersey

AP | By WAYNE PARRY | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

UNION BEACH, N.J. (AP) — Bart Sutton fought with his insurance company for a year over what it would cost to rebuild his flood-damaged home, then ga...

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.