An expert psychiatrist gives parents advice on helping children with post-storm anxiety and schools help students cope when they return to class.
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.
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism students Jon Gerberg and Kristen Reed report from the Coney Island Gospel Assembly Church, where volunteers are coordinating relief for area residents.
Businesses are coming back to life in the areas of the city most affected by Hurricane Sandy. The city’s Department of Small Business Services provides many resources.
After Hurricane Sandy, 8.5 million people were left in the dark, some for two weeks or more. The failure of the power grid left many people wondering where the system went wrong.
Post-Sandy topics include continuing efforts to bring light and heat to thousands, the power grid, and tips on how to put traumatic events in perspective for children.
This edition of MetroFocus explores storm-related topics, from the continuing efforts to bring light and heat to thousands, to tips on how to put traumatizing events in perspective for children.