The city’s evacuation zone maps used 2003 data. Some federal maps may have predicted a wider area of flooding. But scientists also made Sandy storm-surge predictions that were dwarfed when the tropical system rolled in.
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 who represents the area. Residents of Knickerbocker Village were without heat, hot water and electricity for days.
Long Island Business Report anchor Jim Paymar visits Long Beach, Long Island, where Hurricane Sandy wiped out power and homes. Residents seek shelter at Red Cross facilities but plan on rebuilding their beloved community of “Strong Beach.”
During Hurricane Sandy, as we learn that electricity is necessary to provide water to most buildings, this narrative.ly video illustrates how water from reservoirs reaches city apartments above the fifth floor.