The Build It Back program finally seems to be making progress, reports The Wave.
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A new stretch of the boardwalk opened in the Rockaways on May 22, and The Wave reported on the commitment of the city to spending all $480 million in FEMA funds in the Rockaways.
New York Environment Report details progress on various proposals to protect the borough, which was battered during Hurricane Sandy, from future storm damage.
A new post-Sandy stress relief program that can be accessed via computer, phone or mobile device is being introduced by the Mental Health Association of New York City, The Wave reports.
Post-Sandy recovery has eluded houses of worship, because federal dollars can’t be allocated to them. Now there’s a call to get banks to help, Brooklyn Brief reports.
Many Latinos hit by Hurricane Sandy have repaired their homes and reopened their businesses, El Diario reports.
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.
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.