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Officials: Now is the time to prepare for hurricane season

Officials: Now is the time to prepare for hurricane season | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Washington Post Officials: Now is the time to prepare for hurricane season Shore News Today That's because the harm that Sandy caused to the Jersey Shore will allow future storms to create even greater damage, said Jones, the Atlantic County...
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Implications Wheel - Home

Implications Wheel - Home | Hurricane 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.


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.

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Can the poor afford to live at the Shore anymore?

Can the poor afford to live at the Shore anymore? | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Many displaced renters — 15,600 rental units in New Jersey sustained severe damage during Sandy — found out they were priced out of the rental homes that remained on the Shore.
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Judge Finds Sandy Losses a Legal 'Act of God'

Judge Finds Sandy Losses a Legal 'Act of God' | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Judge Finds Sandy Losses a Legal 'Act of God' Courthouse News Service MANHATTAN (CN) - Blame the Superstorm, not the shipper, for the loss of 211 cartons of ladies cardigans and sweaters washed ashore by Hurricane Sandy, a federal judge told Lord &...
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FEMA Official: We Let Hurricane Sandy Victims Down

Over two years after Hurricane Sandy, the "superstorm" that devastated parts of New York and New Jersey, affected homeowners still are battling the federal government over what they say are shoddy repairs by government-authorized contractors and a...
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Lead stirred up by Sandy may be impacting health on the shore

Lead stirred up by Sandy may be impacting health on the shore | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
According to New Jersey Department of Health data about six percent of children tested in seven Sandy affected counties have lead levels in their blood above five micrograms per liter the federally
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Rockaway Beach boardwalk is bouncing back from Hurricane Sandy

Rockaway Beach boardwalk is bouncing back from Hurricane Sandy | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Rockaway is ready to defend its status as the city’s most buzzworthy summer destination.
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FEMA letters offering to review Hurricane Sandy claims going out Monday

FEMA letters asking Hurricane Sandy homeowners if they want their damage claims reviewed are going into the mail beginning Monday
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Volunteers with Habitat for Humanity repair lingering Sandy damage in Little Ferry

Volunteers with Habitat for Humanity repair lingering Sandy damage in Little Ferry | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
A crew from Habitat for Humanity of Bergen County descended on Bill Kostroun's Little Ferry home to install drywall in his damaged basement.
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Superstorm stories

Superstorm stories | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
UD alumna Kathryn Miles to discuss her book on Hurricane Sandy
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Teen Who Lost Home in Hurricane Sandy Accepted to 7 Ivy League Schools

Teen Who Lost Home in Hurricane Sandy Accepted to 7 Ivy League Schools | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
After a tumultuous high school experience, Long Island senior Daria Rose has a bright future ahead of her: The 18-year-old applied to seven Ivy League colleges and has been accepted to each one of them. But when Rose was a sophomore, her world turned completely upside down.
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Church groups to celebrate Sandy relief in Morristown

Church groups to celebrate Sandy relief in Morristown | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Two years after The Presbyterian Church of Morristown pledged to help victims of Hurricane Sandy at the Shore, the congregation on Sunday will welcome their partners in helping to rebuild homes at storm-ravaged...
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FEMA Agrees to Review Flood Claims From Hurricane Sandy

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FEMA Agrees to Review Flood Claims From Hurricane Sandy
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FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate, right, and U.S. Sen.
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Hurricane Sandy-damaged historic properties eligible for $4.9 million in new

Hurricane Sandy-damaged historic properties eligible for $4.9 million in new | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Almost $5 million in federal grant money is available for Hurricane Sandy-damaged historic structures on Staten Island and in 12 other counties in New York state, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday.
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Free program aims to build resiliency skills after Hurricane Sandy

Free program aims to build resiliency skills after Hurricane Sandy | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
OCEAN CITY – County residents still feeling the emotional after-effects of Hurricane Sandy are invited to a free program from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, June 24 at the Ocean City Library, 1735 Simpson Ave., in room 116.
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FEMA demanding LIers give back Sandy payments

FEMA demanding LIers give back Sandy payments | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Long Islanders are on the hook for more than a quarter of the nearly $23.4
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Over 30 months after Sandy, full recovery eludes Christie

Over 30 months after Sandy, full recovery eludes Christie | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Bill Halbeisen's kitchen tap flows courtesy of a hook-up to a neighbor's lawn hose. For bathing, another buddy obliges with a heated outdoor shower.
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New rental assistance for Sandy victims announced by state

New rental assistance for Sandy victims announced by state | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
BRIGANTINE–The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency has increased the amount and the number of months the Rental Assistance Program provides homeowners with financial assistance for temporary housing while their primary residences undergo...
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Powerful stories: TCNJ launches Hurricane Sandy project

Nearly 100 New Jerseyans are telling their Hurricane Sandy stories for a new archive chronicling the storm's impact.
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How Ellis Island Survived Hurricane Sandy

How Ellis Island Survived Hurricane Sandy | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
The People of America Center at Ellis Island finally opens to the public after storm-related delays, and tells the rich and vexed story of America’s immigrants.
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Two-and-a-Half Years After Hurricane Sandy, Storm Victims Still Struggle

Two-and-a-Half Years After Hurricane Sandy, Storm Victims Still Struggle | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Two-and-a-Half Years After Hurricane Sandy, Storm Victims Still Struggle
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Robin Buck remembers how excited he was when he was first approved for a state grant to fix his flooded Long Branch, NJ, home.
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Couple That Lost Everything in Hurricane Sandy Gets Big Surprise: 'I Said ...

Couple That Lost Everything in Hurricane Sandy Gets Big Surprise: 'I Said ... | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
A couple that lost everything when Hurricane Sandy destroyed their New York homes relocated to Connecticut, won the lottery and cashed in Monday.
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Jersey Shore real estate becomes less attainable for young, working families

Jersey Shore real estate becomes less attainable for young, working families | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
When Daniel and Dana Smith bought their Ventnor Heights home in 2009, it was “a little rough around the edges.”
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Some Hurricane Sandy school district OT was wrong in AC, state says

Some Hurricane Sandy school district OT was wrong in AC, state says | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
The Atlantic City School District is undergoing a major upheaval that starts at the top and could trickle down to every employee.
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Insurance companies avoiding payouts? 142000 Hurricane Sandy claims being

Insurance companies avoiding payouts? 142000 Hurricane Sandy claims being | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
FEMA will reopen nearly 142,000 claims from homeowners for damages from Hurricane Sandy after allegations surfaced that insurance companies used falsified engineering reports to avoid payouts, NJ.com reported Wednesday (March 11).
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Staten Island not-for-profit gets $600K for Hurricane Sandy damaged houses

Staten Island not-for-profit gets $600K for Hurricane Sandy damaged houses | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
The state funds will go to not-for-profit Neighborhood Housing Services of Staten Island to rehab 105 housing units on scattered sites on the Island.
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