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Poll: Sandy victims dissatisfied with recovery pace

Poll: Sandy victims dissatisfied with recovery pace | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. — Victims of superstorm Sandy remain dissatisfied with the pace of federal assistance and the state's recovery efforts, according to a Monmouth University survey of the hardest-hit storm victims.
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Like almost every event of this nature, the implications (almost always predictable as "possibilities") are still unfolding.  

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Implications Wheel - "Finding the Future Faster"

Implications Wheel - "Finding the Future Faster" | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it

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.

 

Implications of Hurricane Sandy unfolded for years -- and are still unfolding.  Implications of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey will likely be even more widespread and over a longer time range.  All are significant -- and they need to be explored for both the short and long-term positives and negatives.

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New Data Show Nearly 700 Students Displaced by Hurricanes Have Enrolled in One Florida School District

New Data Show Nearly 700 Students Displaced by Hurricanes Have Enrolled in One Florida School District | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
As residents of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico land plane tickets from the island to the mainland, school districts along the East Coast are experiencing a large influx of new students. Last week, The 74 reported on efforts by Orange County Public Schools, which includes Orlando, to help Puerto Rican families displaced by Hurricane Maria. Officials in […]
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AES counting the cost of hurricanes Irma and Harvey

AES counting the cost of hurricanes Irma and Harvey | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) - The power firm said full-year earnings per share will be in the “lower half” of its guidance after last month’s hurricanes damaged some of its power units
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For local newsrooms covering hurricanes Harvey and Irma, 'the story is just beginning'

For local newsrooms covering hurricanes Harvey and Irma, 'the story is just beginning' | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
In August 2011, as Hurricane Irene headed for New Jersey, Justin Auciello created something new – a pop-up news outlet that lived on Facebook.
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Why Hurricanes Harvey and Irma won't lead to action on climate change

Why Hurricanes Harvey and Irma won't lead to action on climate change | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Read more about Why Hurricanes Harvey and Irma won't lead to action on climate change on Business Standard. This relationship between discrete disaster events and slow disaster eras is a critical one for us to understand
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Hurricane price gouging is despicable, right? Not to some economists

Hurricane price gouging is despicable, right? Not to some economists | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Eliminating price controls can increase the available supply of essential goods, the argument goes, and help prevent a black market.
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FEMA fights false rumors about Hurricane Irma

FEMA fights false rumors about Hurricane Irma | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) tries to tackle false rumors about Hurricane Irma with a new "rumor control" page on its website.
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Hurricane Harvey could leave half a million destroyed cars in its wake

Hurricane Harvey could leave half a million destroyed cars in its wake | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Hurricane Harvey could destroy up to 500,000 cars and trucks, according to a new report. That be double the amount destroyed by Sandy.
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Harvey scams abound as crooks prey on disaster victims and altruistic Americans

Harvey scams abound as crooks prey on disaster victims and altruistic Americans | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Targeting both Harvey victims and those looking to donate to relief efforts, scam artists are using the storm – and people’s sense of charity – the swindle thousands of dollars from unwitting targets. In order to prevent any more victims, Fox News has compiled a list of some of the more popular scams and how to avoid them
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Hurricane Sandy bill headed to President Obama's desk

Hurricane Sandy bill headed to President Obama's desk | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it

UNION BEACH, N.J. – Three long years later – U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker have seen through the final passage of the Menendez-authored Superstorm Sandy Relief and Disaster Loan Pro...

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Hurricane Sandy's impact has yet to fade in Santiago de Cuba

Hurricane Sandy's impact has yet to fade in Santiago de Cuba | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Three years ago, Hurricane Sandy barreled through the southeastern tip of the island and left death and destruction in its wake. There were toppled light posts. It ripped down tree branches.
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Hurricane Sandy rehab work canceled on Staten Island Railway

Hurricane Sandy rehab work canceled on Staten Island Railway | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
SIR service between St. George and Tompkinsville will be suspended this weekend to allow for Post-Sandy rehabilitation work.
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3 years later: Hurricane Sandy haunts

3 years later: Hurricane Sandy haunts | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Three years ago, Hurricane Sandy rocked the East Coast.
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Texas prisoners donate $53,000 to victims of Hurricane Harvey

Texas prisoners donate $53,000 to victims of Hurricane Harvey | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
TEXAS – Thousands of inmates in Texas have been visiting their prison's commissary -- not for a can of Sprite or a roll of tissue paper, but to donate money to Hurricane Harvey victims.
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Climate Hurricane Harvey and Irma may have cost US 200,000 jobs - Red, Green, and Blue

Climate Hurricane Harvey and Irma may have cost US 200,000 jobs - Red, Green, and Blue | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Last month, after having tweeted since February how great job creation has been since he took over at the White House, Donald Trump went silent on the weak August jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This morning likewise as the bureau reported a loss of 33,000 jobs, the worst month in job growth since September 2010 when 52,000 …
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Will Rebuilding After Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Make More Flooding Inevitable?

Will Rebuilding After Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Make More Flooding Inevitable? | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
After disasters, Strother lamented, “people rebuild right back in these areas, making the next major loss inevitable.”
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Crops impacted by Hurricanes Harvey & Irma

Crops impacted by Hurricanes Harvey & Irma | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
SILVER SPRING, Md. -- This is the first time that two category 4 storms have hit the U.S. back-to-back, and the effects have been devastating
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The United States Air Force Just Sprayed Toxic Pesticides All Over Houston

The United States Air Force Just Sprayed Toxic Pesticides All Over Houston | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Sign Up To Our Newsletter!Trending Articles, News, Hints & Tips, Recipes, Special Offers, Webinars, E-Courses, and More! Yes, Give Me Access As if Hurricane Harvey and the flooding that ensued wasn’t destructive enough, the United States Air Force decided to spray a toxic pesticide over 600,000 acres of the Houston, Texas area on Thursday night. …
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Hurricane Irma: Cops warn looters they're making 'fairly bad life choice'

Hurricane Irma: Cops warn looters they're making 'fairly bad life choice' | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Authorities in Florida warned residents that going to prison over a pair of sneakers is a fairly bad life choice following a series of burglary arrests as Hurricane Irma was slamming the state with heavy rains and winds.
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Harvey fallout: 53 of Houston's schools have 'major' damage, at least 22 will be closed for months

Harvey fallout: 53 of Houston's schools have 'major' damage, at least 22 will be closed for months | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
For thousands of students and parents in waterlogged Houston still reeling from the impact of Harvey's fury, the 2017-’18 school year will be unlike any they have experienced.
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Drones are Speeding Hurricane Harvey Response by 800% 

Drones are Speeding Hurricane Harvey Response by 800%  | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
For the past few days, the world has watched in horror as tropical storm Harvey continues to leave a trail of destruction in its wake. The hurricane brought the highest amount of rainfall ever recorded from a single storm. The news has been inundated with reports of flood victims struggling to get out of homes which …
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Floodwater from Hurricane Harvey causes explosions at Arkema chemical plant

Floodwater from Hurricane Harvey causes explosions at Arkema chemical plant | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Two explosions have been reported at Arkema’s plant in Crosby, Texas, a facility shut down on Friday 25 August, 2017 in anticipation of Hurricane Harvey.
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Hurricane Harvey Isn’t a “Natural” Disaster. Politics Created the Chaos

Hurricane Harvey Isn’t a “Natural” Disaster. Politics Created the Chaos | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Don’t blame climate change for Houston’s vulnerability. A hurricane need not become a disaster.
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Grant helps historic cemetery clean up Hurricane Sandy damage

Grant helps historic cemetery clean up Hurricane Sandy damage | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
A clean-up project at a historic cemetery in Easton is getting a boost
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Insurance rates drop back to pre-Hurricane Sandy levels

Insurance rates drop back to pre-Hurricane Sandy levels | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Premiums head south but conditions more onerous
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Many Abandoned Boats Wrecked By Hurricane Sandy Are Still Clogging NYC Rivers

Many Abandoned Boats Wrecked By Hurricane Sandy Are Still Clogging NYC Rivers | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
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.
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