Previous Next 2022 marks a decade since Superstorm Sandy made landfall on the east coast, plunging our New Jersey communities into a long, exhausting, and still incomplete recovery process. As part of a national coalition of storm survivors and organizations from New Jersey, Texas, Florida, Louisiana and Puerto Rico, we gathered on the tenth anniversary Read More »
On October 28, 2012, the day before Superstorm Sandy made landfall in the area, crews in Point Pleasant Beach were putting sandbags along the boardwalk storefronts and making oversized sand dunes along the beach in hopes both would hold back potential flooding. Later that night as they worked to finish up the dune walls, large Read More »
One of the lucky ones: Rebuilding a life after Sandy | Rising Together NJ
A decade after Hurricane Sandy, fight to reform disaster relief continues | New Jersey Monitor | October 27, 2022 BY: DANA DIFILIPPO After Hurricane Sandy flooded Robert Lukasiewicz’s home a block from the bay in Atlantic City, the problems piled up. Contractors pocketed his money but never finished their work. He couldn’t afford flood insurance, making Read More »
Superstorm Sandy survivor remembers storm 9 years later | Fox Weather Joe Mangino, a Superstorm Sandy survivor, remembers the storm 9 years later.
Some Superstorm Sandy Victims Say They’re Being Told to Pay Back Grant Money | 10 Philadelphia Ten years after Superstorm Sandy, some of the victims who received grant money say they’re now being told to pay the state back due to overpayment. NBC10 investigative reporter Claudia Vargas has the story.
For dozens of NJ families, returning home after Superstorm Sandy was a process years in the making | News 12 New Jersey | October 25, 2022 By: Walt Kane More than 7,000 New Jersey families have used reconstruction grants to return home after Superstorm Sandy destroyed their homes, according to the New Jersey Department of Community Read More »
Thousands of NJ families still not home 10 years after Superstorm Sandy| News 12 New Jersey | October 24, 2022 By: Walt Kane More than 7,000 New Jersey families have used reconstruction grants to return home after Superstorm Sandy destroyed their homes, according to the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs. But for some, it was Read More »
Thousands of Sandy victims in NJ are still paying for the superstorm 10 years later | AccuWeather | October 27, 2022 Matt Rusinski said the damage to his home in Toms River after the storm was “horrific.” What followed was the tedious task of rebuilding — twice. Ten years later, he still owes money the Read More »
Why are NJ’s Ida victims still waiting on financial relief? It’s outrageous | Our view | USA TODAY Network By New Jersey Editorial Board Hurricane Ida charted a course of destruction across New Jersey a year ago this week. In its path, the storm left at least 30 Garden State residents dead and displaced thousands Read More »