New Jersey Public Radio’s Scott Gurian and WNYC’s Matthew Schuerman’s report that New Jersey has gotten less than half as much Sandy aid from the Department of Housing and Urban Development as New York State and New York City combined. Their report, “How Did New York Get So Much Sandy Money?” Plus, see detailed interactive […]
A public radio investigation has found irregularities in how New Jersey Sandy-related state grants were allocated to communities, including Hoboken, which has been the center of accusations about political retribution using Sandy aid. Listen to the WNYC clip below, or read the full story on WNYC or partner NJ Spotlight. And from the governor’s office, […]
Radio station WNYC reports on what could be a model for urban flood resilience, a new development in Hamburg, Germany. The station also reported on saltwater corrosion, an after-effect of Sandy’s flooding that has caused subway tunnel closures and been implicated in a New Jersey boardwalk fire.
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg this morning unveiled a long-awaited federal Hurricane Sandy Recovery Task Force Report that warns of the need to rebuild in anticipation of future storms. Watch video of their press conference. The Associated Press reported earlier this morning that the task force report […]
Two Sandy-related storytelling projects worth a look: “Beach 119” is a moving web documentary that shares the story of a Rockaway Beach community still struggling to recover from the storm. Watch “Beach 119” below, and learn more about how the video project developed. SandyStoryLine is a project that has collected and shared more than 250 […]