Rebuilding lives and homes after the storm's devastation

Apr 1, 2014

NJ Town Builds Dikes to Sandy-Proof Neighborhoods

NJ Town Builds Dikes to Sandy-Proof Neighborhoods

A New Jersey town is almost finished building a five-mile string of dikes that officials believe will protect homeowners from the next major storm, officials tell NBC 4 New York.

Mar 31, 2014

Not One Home Fully Rebuilt Under NYC-Run Sandy Program: Officials

Not One Home Fully Rebuilt Under NYC-Run Sandy Program: Officials

New York City politicians and victims of Sandy are attacking a city-run program that's supposed to rebuild homes destroyed by the storm but that officials admit has yet to complete a single project.

Mar 21, 2014

More Efforts Underway to Rebuild Homes Destroyed by Sandy

More Efforts Underway to Rebuild Homes Destroyed by Sandy

An organization that started from an effort to help Hurricane Katrina victims in New Orleans is now helping storm victims along the Jersey Shore. Greg Cergol reports

Mar 17, 2014

Long Island Schools See More Homeless Students

Long Island Schools See More Homeless Students

The struggling economy and Sandy have combined to leave thousands more kids on Long Island without a permanent place to live. Greg Cergol reports.

Mar 14, 2014

Demo Work For Superstorm Sandy Buyout Program Begins

Demo Work For Superstorm Sandy Buyout Program Begins

Nearly 16 months after Sandy struck, New Jersey has demolished the first flood-damaged home under a Sandy buyout program. It's happening in Sayreville, where dozens of flood-damaged homes are scheduled...

Mar 14, 2014

Sandy Victims Must Pay Rent at NJ Fort, Trailers

Sandy Victims Must Pay Rent at NJ Fort, Trailers

Fifty-seven families displaced by Sandy still living on a former Army installation near the New Jersey shore or in government-supplied mobile homes will be able to stay for the summer, but they'll have to start...

Mar 3, 2014

Staten Island Sandy Victims Unleash on New Mayor

Staten Island Sandy Victims Unleash on New Mayor

Mayor de Blasio is beginning to bear the brunt of frustrations from New Yorkers still waiting for Sandy rebuilding money. Marc Santia reports.

Feb 21, 2014

NJ Sandy Victims Frustrated Over FEMA Rule to Apply For Aid

NJ Sandy Victims Frustrated Over FEMA Rule to Apply For Aid

Sandy victims can apply to FEMA for aid to fix their hurricane damaged homes but the Federal Emergency Management Agency requires them to stop doing any rebuilding work during the application

Feb 12, 2014

Criticism of Ads a Theme at Sandy Aid Meeting

Criticism of Ads a Theme at Sandy Aid Meeting

Speakers at a Wednesday night hearing on the next round of Sandy aid were especially passionate on one front: Ditch the "Stronger Than The Storm" advertising campaign or at least pay for it some other way.

Jan 16, 2014

Christie's Appearance on Jersey Shore Disappoints Sandy Victims

Christie's Appearance on Jersey Shore Disappoints Sandy Victims

Despite the GWB controversy, Gov. Christie says his commitment to New Jersey's recovery from Sandy is still top of mind for him. He met with storm victims along the Jersey Shore Thursday, but some residents left...

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