Reporters from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, climate news site AdaptNY, and NY Environment Report went to two neighborhoods hit hard by Sandy two years ago, and early reports are in Gotham Gazette.
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With hurricane season approaching, a new study and an event in Red Hook aim to help people be better prepared when disaster strikes, articles in Downtown Express and Brooklyn Brief report.
The city’s post-Sandy recovery program seems to be ramping up, homeowners report in an article in Sheepshead Bites.
Build It Back’s new administrator, Amy Peterson, said the program would be more responsive to victims of Hurricane Sandy, Queens publications reported.
The peninsula, a food distribution area for the city, survived Sandy in 2012. Planners want to be sure it weathers future storms, the Hunts Point Express reports.
CDC-funded training will give immigrant workers tools to evaluate risks in the wake of disasters.
As the first year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy approaches, El Diario-La Prensa reports on Latinos in Staten Island and New Jersey who are far from recovered. One family left their native Honduras after the devastation of Hurricane Mitch to find the same fate in New York 14 years later.
In an investigative report, Gotham Gazette in conjunction with AdaptNY explored the disconnect between local community boards and city government in preparing for destructive storms like Sandy.
Editor Kevin Boyle says despite many obstacles thrown its way, Rockaway and its local paper will survive.
A community organization in Brooklyn’s Park Slope is working on a series of murals to restore some of what Hurricane Sandy washed away. Groundswell is employing teenage artists from across the city to paint their Sandy stories, reports Jamilah King in Colorlines.
The debate about how best to prepare for the next major storm that could hit New York City’s shores is dominating the fiercely contested 48th City Council District in southern Brooklyn to replace Councilman Michael Nelson, reports Latima Stephens in Gotham Gazette.
Summer is no time to stop relief efforts. The Irish continue to support their fellow community members in Queens neighborhoods still recovering from Sandy. June events include a 2-day Irish festival and Gaelic football games, reports Irish Ccentral.
Members of Occupy Sandy have launched a cooperative program in Far Rockaway, Queens, intended to train residents with building their own business, in hopes of creating jobs for an area hit hard by Hurricane Sandy, reports El Diario-La Prensa.
Brooklyn Industries had plans last year to market its 2013 summer collection through a photo shoot in the Rockaways. Then Sandy hit. But the hipster clothing store forged ahead, a move called out for its insensitivity by Gothamist and Sheepshead Bites.
With yesterday marking the six-month anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Rockaway-based publication The Wave and Gotham Gazette report on the impact that displacement has had on residents, neighborhoods and government.