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Exploring Key Issues and Possible Futures
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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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Sandy scams expected to rise with rebuilding - Asbury Park Press

Sandy scams expected to rise with rebuilding - Asbury Park Press | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Nearly two years after superstorm Sandy, scam watchers say that complaints about shady home improvement contractors are climbing.
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South Beach Psychiatric Center gets $3.6M from FEMA for Hurricane Sandy

South Beach Psychiatric Center gets $3.6M from FEMA for Hurricane Sandy | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
According to an agency official for the New York State Office of Mental Health, the $3.6 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency reimburses for the campus cleanup and demolition following the hurricane.
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FEMA asking disabled, elderly residents to repay aid from superstorm Sandy

FEMA asking disabled, elderly residents to repay aid from superstorm Sandy | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
The residents of Belle Harbor Manor spent four miserable months in emergency shelters after Superstorm Sandy's floodwaters surged through their assisted-living center on New York City's Rockaway peninsula.
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This is a major consequence -- two years after Sandy.  Have to wonder if an Implications Wheel exploration immediately after Sandy might have identified some of these issues.

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Possible shipwreck found on Jersey Shore by crew installing steel wall

Possible shipwreck found on Jersey Shore by crew installing steel wall | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Crews installing a steel wall along a stretch of the Jersey Shore hard hit by Hurricane Sandy this week found what may be wreckage from of a 19th century ship, reports say.
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Queens residents still struggle to rebuild homes damaged by Hurricane Sandy

Queens residents still struggle to rebuild homes damaged by Hurricane Sandy | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
They just want to go home. Two years after Hurricane Sandy ripped through southern Queens, many of its victims are still trying to rebuild their lives — and their homes.
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Hamill: Damage lingers from Hurricane Sandy, but victims remain unbowed

Hamill: Damage lingers from Hurricane Sandy, but victims remain unbowed | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
For those who braved her wrath, no Halloween will pass without recalling the horrors of the femme fatale known as Sandy.
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Hurricane Sandy victims face Oct. 29 deadline to file Proof of Loss claims - Press of Atlantic City

Hurricane Sandy victims face Oct. 29 deadline to file Proof of Loss claims - Press of Atlantic City | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
South Jersey Legal Services Inc. is reminding residents with home damage from Hurricane Sandy that Oct. 29 is the current deadline to file Proof of Loss claims with their insurers.
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Losses and Lessons From Hurricane Sandy

Losses and Lessons From Hurricane Sandy | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
We invite readers to share what was lost and what was learned in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
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Staten Island Residents Propose Rebuilding On Common Elevated Platforms

Staten Island Residents Propose Rebuilding On Common Elevated Platforms | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Staten Island Residents Propose Rebuilding On Common Elevated Platforms
Wall Street Journal
In New Jersey, one section of the Jersey Shore has had a hard time moving forward with plans to reshape a community devastated by Sandy.
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FEMA wants at least $5.8M in Sandy aid repaid

FEMA wants at least $5.8M in Sandy aid repaid | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (AP) — After Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast nearly two years ago, the federal government quickly sent out $1.4 billion in emergency disaster aid to the hurricane's victims.
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And some might wonder why we tried to get a major exploration using the Implications Wheel completed on this storm -- within days of its occurrence.  Here's a major implication -- two years later!

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Two years later, Sandy recovery ongoing in Downe Township

Two years later, Sandy recovery ongoing in Downe Township | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Two years later, Sandy recovery ongoing in Downe Township
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Just as they were getting back on track after Hurricane Sandy, a frigid winter suffocated many crabs beneath the ice.
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Last 8 no longer can stay in FEMA's Hurricane Sandy trailers for free

Last 8 no longer can stay in FEMA's Hurricane Sandy trailers for free | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Last 8 no longer can stay in FEMA's Hurricane Sandy trailers for free
Press of Atlantic City
Amy Davey stands in her flood-damaged home, Monday Aug. 4, 2014, in the Mystic Islands section of Little Egg Harbor Township.
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5 Things That Are Still Broken 2 Years After Superstorm Sandy

5 Things That Are Still Broken 2 Years After Superstorm Sandy | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
The disastrous hurricane hit two years ago this week. But red tape has made rebuilding painfully slow.
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Learning From Hurricane Sandy: LES Ready! Releases Report

Learning From Hurricane Sandy: LES Ready! Releases Report | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
The scene on South Street after Hurricane Sandy. Photo by Virginia Jones. This morning, a neighborhood coalition known as LES Ready! released a report
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Yeshiva professor details bioethical implications of disasters

Yeshiva professor details bioethical implications of disasters | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Most people view the infamous nuclear disasters of Chernobyl in Ukraine and Bhopal in India, Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy and the recent earthquakes in China and Haiti as catastrophic.
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Report: Red Cross accused of misusing funds raised for Hurricane Sandy

Report: Red Cross accused of misusing funds raised for Hurricane Sandy | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.-- An investigation has found that the Red Cross misused funds that were raised for superstorm disasters two years ago, according to a CBS News report.
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'Nothing's your own': Two years after Sandy, families still fight to reclaim lives

'Nothing's your own': Two years after Sandy, families still fight to reclaim lives | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
John Morris' new house arrived in four square chunks on a truck from a Pennsylvania warehouse.
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Grief caused by Hurricane Sandy continues to hang over hard-hit Staten Island

Grief caused by Hurricane Sandy continues to hang over hard-hit Staten Island | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
When Tommy Cunsolo fled from his storm-battered Staten Island house with his entire family at the peak of Hurricane Sandy he never thought they’d still be living in apartments two years later.
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Inspired by Hurricane Sandy

Inspired by Hurricane Sandy | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
The "Costumes for Kids" drive, now in its third year, has grown by 50 percent since its start, said her father Steve Massapollo.
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BrigStrong still strong 2 years after Sandy

BrigStrong still strong 2 years after Sandy | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Last week the mayor and council honored the volunteer members of BrigStrong – the long term recovery group that has helped those who were impacted adversely by Superstorm Sandy Many people are aware of the seven workshops the group has produced at...
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Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy: Disaster Inequality

Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy: Disaster Inequality | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy: Disaster Inequality Milwaukee Courier Weekly Newspaper hurricane-sandy-hurricane-katrina NNPA Columnist WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Just before Labor Day 2005, the world was stunned as images of Gulf Coast citizens, trudged...
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4 Schools Still Without Fire Alarms After Hurricane Sandy Damage

4 Schools Still Without Fire Alarms After Hurricane Sandy Damage | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
4 Schools Still Without Fire Alarms After Hurricane Sandy Damage DNAinfo ROCKAWAY BEACH — Four public schools are still without a working fire alarm nearly two years after Hurricane Sandy damaged their buildings — and city officials blame the...
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Investigation faults city program for Sandy recovery delays

Investigation faults city program for Sandy recovery delays | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
The Real Deal Magazine (blog) Investigation faults city program for Sandy recovery delays The Real Deal Magazine (blog) The newspaper found that in trying to prevent the corruption that plagued New Orleans's recovery from Hurricane Katrina,...
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Stress, Nurses, and Hurricane Sandy: Improve Disaster Plans

Stress, Nurses, and Hurricane Sandy: Improve Disaster Plans Medscape After Hurricane Sandy forced the closure of the New York University Langone Medical Center (NYULMC) on the night of October 29, 2012, NYULMC staff evacuated 46 critically ill...
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New website offers flood-avoidance tools in Hurricane Sandy's wake

New website offers flood-avoidance tools in Hurricane Sandy's wake | Hurricane Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
New website offers flood-avoidance tools in Hurricane Sandy's wake
Press of Atlantic City
A demonstration of storm surge levels, one of the mapping tools found on NJ ADAPT. Posted: Sunday, August 24, 2014 11:31 am.
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