Superstorm Sandy recovery News

New York Trains More Than 100K Residents in Disaster Response

More than 100,000 New York state residents are now trained in how to help out during a natural or man-made disaster. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Citizen Preparedness Corps reached the milestone on March 21. The training program …

NYC Sandy Victims Frustrated at Delays in City’s Home Rebuilding Program

A year and a half after Superstorm Sandy decimated New York City’s coastline, a city-run program that was supposed to rebuild wrecked homes has only begun construction on three houses, and officials say they will need another $1 billion from …

NYC Mayor Names New Team to Speed Up Sandy Rebuilding Efforts

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio named a new team on March 29 to speed up efforts to help New Yorkers still recovering from Superstorm Sandy, saying he was “thoroughly dissatisfied” with previous results. De Blasio joined Sen. Charles …