Futurist Joel Barker's Implications Wheel was used to explore four key issues following Hurricane Katrina. Over 400 citizens were involved in different explorations of key issues. A sample from one of these is posted in the "examples" section of the website. This Scoop.It topic will identify possible issues that could be, should be explored.
The implications of Hurricane Sandy are many -- they're significant -- and they need to be explored for both the short and long-term positives and negatives.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency can’t adequately account for more than 70 percent of the money spent on fuel for New York in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, a federal audit released on Friday found.
One of the big news stories of 2012 was Hurricane Sandy. This ‘storm of the century’ caused 157 deaths and left 8 million people on the eastern seaboard of the USA without power for several days.
It was interesting to see how brands responded to this event. Some, like fashion retailers The Gap, Urban Outfitters and American Apparel, saw this as a sales opportunity and quickly launched campaigns like this one:
American Apparel targeted customers in the nine stricken states who were ‘bored’ at home and invited them to visit American Apparel for a 20% off deal.
Not unsurprisingly, consumers reacted with anger at this commercialisation of, what was, a terrible event for many people, and twitter and other social media channels were buzzing with outraged customers voicing their opinions about the apparent lack of sensitivity.
New York homeowners who received money from the "Build it Back" program of the city may be forced to repay the money they got for the repairs of their damaged homes in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy--this is if they won their reopened flood...
Hurricane Sandy petered out over the East Coast almost exactly three years ago. The storm left chaos in its wake—and in some cases, that chaos is still floating in its waterways, says the New York Times.
Hurricane Sandy got this debut YA author thinking San Diego Jewish World Titled The Stellow Project, “the book's genesis began post Hurricane Sandy,” Becker told San Diego Jewish World “The hurricane that fall of 2012 hit just before I was supposed...
Michael Albanese, 52, and George Lorosa, 46, were each charged with theft by deception and conspiracy to commit theft after it was determined they used their construction company, Gl Construction, to take $257,850 in unperformed contracting work on...
A recent letter from FEMA to 142,000 homeowners acknowledged that its procedures may have been seriously flawed, and that they may be eligible for additional payment. But the storm victims have been hesitant to face more red tape.
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