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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...

Obama Pays Tribute To Hurricane Sandy Victims

AP | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is paying tribute to the Americans who died during Superstorm Sandy when it made landfall one...

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...

Photos Taken By Survivors Of Sandy

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 12.24.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — NEW YORK (AP) — With her home on Long Island's Long Beach swamped by Superstorm Sandy's unyielding surge, Christina Tisi-Kramer poi...

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.

Sandy Survivors Struggling With Flood Of Legal Questions

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 08.13.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- First they needed blankets and generators. But before long, many of Superstorm Sandy's bedraggled survivors also needed a lawyer. Thousan...

Hurricane Sandy Hero Loses Staten Island Home To Fire

AP | Posted 10.13.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A New York City man who used a small boat to rescue his neighbors during Superstorm Sandy has lost his house to a fire. Peter Vadola...

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...

3 Months Later, Sandy Losses Mount

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 03.31.2013 | Green

The hurricane that merged with another weather system to form Superstorm Sandy spun ashore three months ago Tuesday, devastating coastal New Jersey an...

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.

Jersey Shore Residents Are Slowly Returning Home

AP | By WAYNE PARRY | Posted 03.10.2013 | Green

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — It may be January, but Jim and Joanne Murphy are excited to get back to the beach — Normandy Beach, the community they cal...

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...

Hospital, Shut Down By Sandy, Set To Reopen

AP | Posted 12.27.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — A New York City hospital that had to evacuate hundreds of patients during Superstorm Sandy after it lost power is set to reopen. Offic...

New York Ignored Reports Warning Of Superstorm

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 12.08.2012 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. -- More than three decades before Superstorm Sandy, a state law and a series of legislative reports began warning New York politicians to...

'Rapid Repairs' Not So Rapid

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 02.03.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Facing Superstorm Sandy's daunting toll of wreckage and displacement in the nation's largest city, officials have put much of their h...

As Temps Drop, A Health Crisis In Sandy Disaster Zones

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 12.02.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- A month after Sandy's floodwaters swept up his block, punched a hole in his foundation and drowned his furnace, John Frawley still has no ...