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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...

Remembering The Raw Devastation Left Behind By A Hurricane

The Huffington Post | Lauren Betesh | Posted 10.29.2014 | Green

Hurricane Sandy swept along the New Jersey coastline with a fury that left little in its wake. The storm devastated my hometown. I set out with a ...

The Impact of Hurricane Sandy On Mental Health: What More We Could Have Done

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 10.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

Science has a long-standing black eye for what is called the "science to practice" gap: the extraordinary time delays in closing the gap between what we know and what we do. There is a still a prominent gap to be closed for disaster mental health care.

Found in the Flood

Michael Brune | Posted 10.28.2014 | Green
Michael Brune

Although we can't prevent more powerful storms, we are far from powerless. We still have time to take action to limit the climate disruption that makes storms more severe. But let's be clear: That time is limited.

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

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 10.28.2014 | 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.

Are We Ready For The Next Big Storm?

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ and WAYNE PARRY | Posted 10.26.2014 | Green

NEW YORK (AP) — After Superstorm Sandy, officials in New York and New Jersey vowed to make sure the unprecedented destruction wouldn't happen again....

Can Long Island Be Saved, Part V: Cuomo's Initiative to Water Quality and Coastal Resilience

Marshall Brown | Posted 08.04.2014 | New York
Marshall Brown

Can Long Island be saved? Three of the four planned meetings called for by Governor Cuomo on Long Island Resiliency and Clean Water Infrastructure have now been held.

NYC Tech Growth Booming, Education Not Keeping Pace, Signs of Hope

André Corrêa d'Almeida | Posted 07.01.2014 | New York
André Corrêa d'Almeida

New data released by the Census Bureau shows that even though the recession has ended, the city's poverty rate continues to increase, and the gap between the rich and poor is on the rise. Information and communication technology, however, offers signs of hope.

When Confronted with Climate Change, What Does Innovation Look Like?

Vicki Cobb | Posted 06.07.2014 | Impact
Vicki Cobb

The planning for the impact of the next 100 year storm on the East Coast in the aftermath of Sandy took another giant step forward on April 3 with the unveiling of the final proposals of ten design teams.

Fake Islands Off The Coast Of New York?

AP | By WAYNE PARRY | Posted 05.29.2014 | Business

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — A string of artificial islands off the coast of New Jersey and New York could blunt the impact of storm surges that pro...

This Is What Happened to the Discarded Furniture From Hurricane Sandy

Chip Chick | Posted 04.14.2014 | Impact
Chip Chick

Much of the furniture that they have restored was found in Hurricane Sandy garbage dumps. The resulting furniture looks terrific, and you can shop around on Pivot's online store if you're looking to get something for yourself.

Report: Christie Gave Millions In Sandy Aid To Town With Little Damage

NBC New York | Posted 02.01.2014 | New York

Gov. Chris Christie's administration is again facing questions about how Sandy aid was distributed in New Jersey after it was revealed $4.8 million in...

WATCH: Abandoned, Bowlegged Dog Gets New Lease On Life

Posted 02.10.2014 | Good News

Who could turn away this lovable pooch? Sandy, a severely bowlegged pup nicknamed "the wonky dog" by British press, was abandoned in Greece. After ...

Christie Facing Another Investigation

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) is facing a federal investigation into whether the governor used Hurricane Sandy relief money to produce tourism ad...

How Sandy Clean-Up Brought Day Laborers Out of the Shadows

Michelle Chen | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Michelle Chen

When Sandy hit last October, the Northeast shoreline seemed to freeze: people were stranded in flooded homes, businesses shuttered, downtown Manhattan...

After Superstorm Sandy: NYC Dance Responds

Lane Harwell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Lane Harwell

Of the opportunities that arose from Sandy, groups are also citing advances in their management and operations to prepare for and respond to future disasters, including new emergency plans, technology acquisitions and cash reserves.

What All Nonprofits Need To Add To Disaster Services

philanthropy.com | Posted 11.04.2013 | Impact

Many people who suffered the wrath of Superstorm Sandy have spent the last year trying to make sense of a bewildering array of aid programs, fighting ...

4 Charity Lessons From Superstorm Sandy

www.forbes.com | Posted 10.31.2013 | Impact

It’s been a year since Superstorm Sandy killed more than 150 people, caused a million others in a dozen states to evacuate their homes and unleashed...

A Flood of Compassion, but Not Much Justice

Brad Lander | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Brad Lander

It must be a priority for elected officials, and the voters to whom they are accountable, to make this a city where everyone can be economically secure -- in times of high water, and after the waters recede.

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 ...

My Birthday Wish

Ben Haygood | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Ben Haygood

Sir -- I AM Jersey Strong. It's just that my local post office doesn't recognize "beach behind the dunes" or "Toyota behind the Wawa."

WATCH: We Became Parents Because Of Hurricane Sandy

Posted 10.29.2013 | Parents

By the time Hurricane Sandy rolled into the northeast last year, Alissa and Nichols Berse were still reeling from the miscarriage they had suffered th...

One Year After Sandy, Coasts Are Still Vulnerable To Storm Surges

Posted 10.29.2013 | Green

Are Baltimore and Biloxi the next New York City and Jersey Shore? Maybe. A new report from Risk Management Solutions outlines the threats faced by ...

One Year After Sandy, a Moment to Look Back and Face the Future

Jamie Rappaport Clark | Posted 12.29.2013 | Green
Jamie Rappaport Clark

Let's recognize the coming year as an opportunity to begin a new, proactive approach to climate change and extreme weather so we can be better prepared for the next Sandy. And let's look forward to this time next year and see that we have made a difference.