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Winter Storm Buries Northeast; Leaves 10 Dead, 700,000 Powerless
New Englanders were digging out from 3 feet of snow and stranded motorists were still being reached by emergency crews early Sunday.
Typhoon Bopha threatens Philippines again
A typhoon that killed nearly 600 people and left hundreds more missing in the southern Philippines.
How We Survived Sandy
As I write there are about 300,000 people here without power. Some of the things I have witnessed are very sad indeed and we were blessed to have our power back within two days.
New Yorker Arrested for “Hording” Gas, Gas Station Owner Arrested For Selling it to Him
Mainstream media is celebrating the fact that military troops are on the streets in areas of New York and New Jersey, there are many people who are very unsettled by their presence, and understandably so.
Patience on 'E:' Region's gas crisis continues, but Gov. Cuomo says it's 'getting better' Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/ny-region-gas-crisis-continues-drivers-waiting-article-1.1196639#ixzz2MbhyNAFr
Cuomo urged New Yorkers not to hoard gasoline.The panic at the pump — which has already sent two cops to the hospital — is here to stay for at least a few more days.
NYC Mayor Bloomberg says up to 40,000 may need relocation
Shivering victims of Superstorm Sandy went to church Sunday to pray for deliverance as cold weather settling in across the New York metropolitan region
Lights in lower Manhattan, misery in outer regions
"We're New Yorkers, and we're going to get through it," the mayor said. "But I don't want anyone to think we're out of the woods."
In New York's Rockaways, battered residents dig out and wait
It took Jim Coyne over a year to replace hot water heaters and furnaces damaged from Hurricane Irene. Last week, within days of his replacing his damaged equipment, the massive storm Sandy brought more floods, sounding like thunder on Coyne's porch and tearing apart his fence with an audible crack.
After The Flood Comes The Freeze: "Tens Of Thousands Need Housing" Says Cuomo, As Nor'Easter Approaches
First the flood, now the freeze (and the lack of fuel and gas and heating just making it much worse). And for tens of thousands of residents of New York and New Jersey this means that as many as 40,000 will need to find alternative housing.
7 Things I Learned From Hurricane Sandy
Let’s clean up some myths first: Hurricane Sandy is not good for the economy. People in the media always claim hurricanes are good because of the rebuilding.
Rudy Giuliani: FEMA as bad as in Katrina
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani slammed FEMA and President Barack Obama on Monday over the response to super storm Sandy-inflicted damages, saying the emergency agency is failing as badly to as it did during Katrina...
Cash Economy in Wake of Sandy
The bank has taken all its cash out of closed branches and moved it to open ones. It believed it had enough cash on hand to get through Monday, though it has not re-upped its cash holdings. No ATM’s are online. It did not know when it could expect its next cash delivery....
Sandy Is Katrina 2.0
If anyone or anything should be prepared for such a disaster, it should be FEMA, right? Its acronym does, after all, stand for Federal Emergency Management Agency.
So why are stories coming out that FEMA failed to plan ahead on Hurricane Sandy, leaving millions of people without so much as fresh water?
Disaster: It’s Not Always Fukushima Or Hurricane Sandy
The truth is disasters often come in small packages. Taking a disaster out of the national scale and thinking of it on a personal level seems to be the only way to break through the candy coated veil of humor that they keep...
UPDATE 2-Utilities feel heat as 1.9 mln still dark after Sandy
About 1.9 million homes and businesses remained in the dark on Sunday as the pressure mounted on power providers to restore electricity to areas hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy nearly a week ago...
Imminent Magnitude 9 Earthquake?
At the Seismology Lab at the University of Washington, there is concern that the 7.7 magnitude earthquake that occurred on the British Columbia coast over the weekend could affect the Pacific Northwest including Washington, Oregon, and northern California...
FEMA TAPS PRIVATE VENDORS TO MEET SANDY VICTIM'S NEEDS
FEMA's vaunted "lean forward" strategy that called for advanced staging of supplies for emergency distribution failed to live up to its billing in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Sandy...
SHOCK: 72 Hours After Grid-Down: Starvation, Supply Shortages, Food Lines, No Clean Water, No Gas, Transportation Standstill *Independent Reports, Pics, Video*
Though the National Guard was deployed before the storm even hit, there is simply no way for the government to coordinate a response requiring millions of servings of food, water and medical supplies. Many east coast residents who failed to evacuate or prepare reserve supplies ahead of the storm are being forced to fend for themselves.
Without Electricity, New Yorkers on Food Stamps Can’t Pay for Food
Many of the low-income residents receive cash and supplemental nutritional assistance from the state electronically through what the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance calls Electronic Benefit Cards (EBT.)
How to Survive After the Flood: The Dangers Behind Receding Waters
Because the dirty floodwater has contaminated anything it’s touched, been sprayed on by the wind, everything. And most floodwater has picked up raw sewage along the way...
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