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Ali Winston for City Limits  |  December 7, 2012 11:35 AM | Comments
The city's evacuation zone maps used 2003 data and scientists also made Sandy storm-surge predictions that were dwarfed by the actual outcome.VIDEO
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Philly Bubaris  |  December 4, 2012 12:57 PM | 1 Comment
Parks across New York, from Long Island to the Bronx, share reports of their tree losses and photos of damage.VIDEO
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Christina Knight  |  November 15, 2012 2:39 PM | Comments
An expert psychiatrist gives parents advice on helping children with post-storm anxiety and schools help students cope when they return to class.VIDEO
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Rick Karr  |  November 14, 2012 11:15 PM | Updated: Nov. 16, 2012 3:45 PM | Comments
Rick Karr reports on efforts to help residents at Knickerbocker Village on Manhattan’s Lower East Side and is joined by NY State Senator Daniel Squadron.VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  November 14, 2012 7:00 PM | Updated: November 14, 2012 | Comments
The failure of the power grid have left many people wondering where the system went wrong. An energy consultant provides perspective.VIDEO
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November 8, 2012 8:46 PM | Comments
William Solecki, director of the CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities, predicted in 2009 that climate change would leave parts of New York City vulnerable.VIDEO
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November 8, 2012 8:19 PM | Comments
Coverage of Hurricane Sandy’s aftermath focuses on how the region is coping with the worst storm in its history and moving forward with recovery efforts.VIDEO
In Stony Brook on Long Island, a line of about 100 students wait to cast their vote in the auditorium at Stony Brook University. Many commuter students chose to vote here to save gas, therefore giving up their say in local elections. MetroFocus/Philly Bubaris
Georgia Kral  |  November 6, 2012 12:13 PM | 1 Comment
MetroFocus provided updates from the polls, reporting on the very act of voting after a natural disaster disrupts life as we know it.
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David Howard King for Gotham Gazette  |  November 1, 2012 9:26 AM | Comments
For polling sites in state without power, paper ballots will be used. The processing of absentee ballot applications is delayed.
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Peter Moskowitz for Gotham Gazette  |  October 29, 2012 9:41 PM | Comments
City developers in the public and private sectors have been investing in infrastructure that can lessen the impact of extreme weather.
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