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Sandy

What New Jersey’s Sandy Recovery Experience Has Taught Us for the Future

Scott Gurian, Eve Troeh, and Janet Babin | October 31, 2014 | Sandy

Experts list key lessons learned for handling disasters yet-to-come

Investigations: Red Cross Response to Disasters Was Disaster in Itself

Pro Publica/NPR | October 31, 2014 | Sandy
Famed agency was ill-prepared, disorganized, inefficient, and incompetent when Superstorm Sandy and Hurricane Isaac struck U.S in 2012
Practice Makes Imperfect: Why Do We Keep Getting Disaster Recovery Wrong?
Scott Gurian, Eve Troeh, and Janet Babin | October 30, 2014 | Sandy
Two years after Sandy and nearly a decade after Katrina, a look at how we screwed up and what we have learned
Two Years After Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey’s Recovery Trudges Along
Scott Gurian | October 29, 2014 | Sandy
Christie administration highlights progress while some storm victims grow increasingly impatient
Explainer: Why Sandy Aid Has Taken So Long to Reach People Impacted by Storm
Scott Gurian | October 7, 2014 | Explainer, Sandy
Nearly two years after the historic hurricane hit New Jersey, a look at what’s holding up the money
Interactive Maps Offer Glimpse of NJ’s Future as World’s Climate Changes
WHYY/NewsWorks | September 5, 2014 | Energy & Environment, Sandy
Website created by Rutgers University team also depicts impact of storm surges and coastal flooding on people and infrastructure
Despite Delays in Sandy Aid, Christie Administration Cites ‘Substantial Progress’
Scott Gurian | August 6, 2014 | Sandy
Only about one-third of federal storm-relief funding received by state has been awarded to NJ hurricane victims
NJ Slow to Respond With Plans to Deal with Threat Posed by Climate Change
WHYY/NewsWorks | August 5, 2014 | Sandy
Towns in areas threatened by prospect of rising sea levels go it alone, with help from nonprofit environmental groups
It’s Summertime, and Making a Living Still Isn’t Easy at the Jersey Shore
NJTV | July 30, 2014 | Sandy
Panelists discuss progress of economic recovery in the aftermath of Sandy – and the struggles still ahead
Podcast: The Inside Story on How State Mishandled Sandy Relief Funds
July 23, 2014 | Sandy
NJ Spotlight’s Scott Gurian talks about his probe of faulty formula used to distribute state grants
Sweeney Calls Sandy-Monitoring Reports ‘Almost A Whitewash’
Mark J. Magyar | July 22, 2014 | Politics, Housing, Sandy
Senate president, housing advocates demand release of full documentation so public can judge Sandy relief efforts
Reports by NJ Spotlight and NJ Public Radio Help Correct Sandy Funding Foul-Up
NJ Spotlight & NJPR | July 16, 2014 | Sandy
State’s bungling of aid formula left storm-damaged municipalities without fair share of cash
State Revises Sandy Fund for Backup Generators, After Lengthy Review
Scott Gurian | July 14, 2014 | Sandy
Hoboken, Jersey City and Atlantic City to Receive More, While Other Places See Awards Cut
Residents of Tiny Community Ravaged by Hurricane Sandy Now Face Big Decision
WHYY/NewsWorks | July 9, 2014 | Sandy
State offers $10 million buyout of nearly four-dozen properties destroyed or severely damaged by superstorm
Is Sandy Debris in Roxbury's Fenimore Landfill Poisoning Town's Children, Adults?
Scott Gurian | July 8, 2014 | Energy & Environment, Sandy
Environmentalists blame state and say new rules are needed
American Red Cross Won’t Divulge How It Spent Millions in Sandy Aid
June 27, 2014 | Sandy
Says how it raised and distributed funds is ‘confidential information’ protected by ‘trade secret’ provisions
Why Did New Jersey Get Only Half as Much Sandy Aid as New York?
Scott Gurian and Matthew Schuerman | June 19, 2014 | Sandy
Investigation finds funding formula benefited NY in multiple ways; NJ officials remain confused
The List: Ten Ways Sandy’s Impact Continues to Be Felt At the Jersey Shore
Scott Gurian | June 17, 2014 | The List, Sandy
As the second summer since the storm begins, residents say some things still aren’t back to normal
Tell Us What's Different about the Jersey Shore
Scott Gurian | June 13, 2014 | Sandy
Eighteen months after Sandy, we want to know how the Shore has changed for you
NJ Transit Officials Address Storm Preparedness, Bus-Commuter Complaints
Andrea Bernstein/WNYC and Kate Hinds/WNYC | June 13, 2014 | Transportation, Sandy
Emergency plan includes details previous plan lacked
Feds Award $400 Million for Storm Resiliency Projects in Hoboken, Meadowlands
Scott Gurian | June 3, 2014 | Sandy
Announcement by HUD caps off a year-long, regional design competition for funding
As Tourists Flock to Shore, Need to Protect Endangered Nesting Birds Poses Dilemma
June 3, 2014 | Energy & Environment, Sandy
Those rebuilding storm-battered NJ beaches and dunes try to balance needs of wildlife and people
Next Wave of Nearly $1.5 Billion in Federal Recovery Aid Heading to New Jersey
Scott Gurian | June 2, 2014 | Sandy
Partisan bickering continues in Trenton over Sandy Bill of Rights vetoed by Christie
The List: 10 Indicators of the Progress of New Jersey’s Sandy Recovery
Scott Gurian | June 2, 2014 | The List, Sandy
Various factors suggest that state still has long way to go in aftermath of October 2012 hurricane
State Tries to Reach People with Post-Sandy Mental Health Issues
Andrew Kitchenman | May 29, 2014 | Healthcare, Sandy
Past disasters have shown NJ entering critical period when long-term effects emerge
Jersey Shore Poised for Its Second Summer Season Since Hurricane Sandy
Scott Gurian, Tracey Samuelson and Janet Babin | May 23, 2014 | More Issues, Sandy
Memorial Day weekend is crucial for many who depend on the region's tourist economy
Hurricane Sandy’s Ill Wind Pushes Jersey Shore Resident into Politics
Tracey Samuelson/WHYY NewsWorks | May 23, 2014 | Sandy
Frustration over slow pace of recovery efforts prompts woman to run for township committee seat
Restored Doughboy Statue Helps Sandy Recovery at Union Beach
Jon Hurdle | May 20, 2014 | Sandy
Putting the granite statue back in place after it was broken in pieces by the superstorm is one more step toward 'normalcy' in battered town
On Long Beach Island, Sandy Reconstruction Is Getting Done by the (Code) Book
Scott Gurian | May 16, 2014 | Sandy
Dane Sprague is doing his level best to make sure what goes up won't come down in the next big storm
Christie Vetoes Sandy Bill of Rights, Attaches Numerous Caveats and 'Modifications'
Scott Gurian | May 13, 2014 | Sandy
Lawmakers also hear testimony on delays to implementing Sandy Integrity Monitors