Hurricane Sandy: One Year Later: More than two months after Hurricane Sandy, Nicole Chati and her neighbors st...

More than two months after Hurricane Sandy, Nicole Chati and her neighbors stood in front of a sad collection of aid tents in a beachfront park tangled with downed trees on Staten Island, trying to make rebuilding plans. A 12-foot-high storm surge had crushed some houses and flooded others up to their eaves. Asked how the 40-year-old homemaker and her neighbors were faring, Chati said at the time, “We’ve gotten no protection, so we flooded again at Christmas. We have to juggle insurance, FEMA, charities, contractors. It’s really stressful.” Slide Show Photo © Andrew Rugge/archphoto A Coney Island comfort station by Garrison Architects is one of 35 permanent steel-framed modular structures that have been deployed in Queens, Brooklyn, and Staten Island. ----- Advertising ----- The predictable chaos and lack of information are the outcome of any disaster, but one year after S...

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