Four weeks ago today, east coast residents were huddled in their homes with fresh batteries and bottles of water, hoping for the best as Hurricane Sandy bore down on the region. We now know that, for many, the storm was a worst …
It’s so obvious we forget it: an extreme weather event becomes a disaster only if it hits where people and their possessions are.
Bureaucracy may be limiting the speed of official relief but a broad-based volunteerism is trying to fill the gap
For residents of Staten Island already displaced by Hurricane Sandy, an early nor’easter was an ominous warning: winter is coming, and help isn’t exactly on the way.
Communities up and down the eastern American seaboard—in particular the greater New York City area—begin picking up the pieces following Hurricane Sandy, the historic storm that left at least 110 dead, plunged half of …
A TIME journalist and resident of the battered borough reports on the relief efforts—and the search for priceless mementos
While attention has been focused on other parts of the city, Staten Island—the second largest borough in terms of geographical size—continues to reel from the effects of the storm.
New Jersey’s seaside gambling hot spot felt the full force of Hurricane Sandy. Now residents face a struggle to recover
More than 70 years before Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc across the eastern U.S., a terrifying, legendary storm swept through New England, leaving an eerily similar geography of ruin in its wake.
The lovely seaside communities of New Jersey (not the TV show) stood in the way of the superstorm as it barreled ashore