Collection: Hurricane Sandy New York

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Video and audio files related to New York Hurricane Sandy. President Obama declared a major disaster on October 30, 2012.
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September 20, 2013
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  • Breezy Point, N,Y., August 5, 2013 -- About 350 of the more than 2,800 homes in Breezy Point were completely destroyed by the fires or flood surges caused by Hurricane Sandy. Ten months after Sandy, about 60 percent of the community has returned. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Rebuilding Damaged Homes in Breezy Point, N.Y.

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Breezy Point, N,Y., August 5, 2013 -- About 350 of the more than 2,800 homes in Breezy Point were completely destroyed by the fires or flood surges caused by Hurricane Sandy. Ten months after Sandy, about 60 percent of the community has returned. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Breezy Point, N,Y., August 5, 2013 -- About 350 of the more than 2,800 homes in Breezy Point were completely destroyed by the fires or flood surges caused by Hurricane Sandy. Ten months after Sandy, about 60 percent of the community has returned. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Rebuilding Breezy Point, N.Y.

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Breezy Point, N,Y., August 5, 2013 -- About 350 of the more than 2,800 homes in Breezy Point were completely destroyed by the fires or flood surges caused by Hurricane Sandy. Ten months after Sandy, about 60 percent of the community has returned. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Breezy Point, N,Y., August 5, 2013 -- About 350 of the more than 2,800 homes in Breezy Point were completely destroyed by the fires or flood surges caused by Hurricane Sandy. Ten months after Sandy, about 60 percent of the community has returned. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Rebuilding Breezy Point, N.Y.

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Breezy Point, N,Y., August 5, 2013 -- About 350 of the more than 2,800 homes in Breezy Point were completely destroyed by the fires or flood surges caused by Hurricane Sandy. Ten months after Sandy, about 60 percent of the community has returned. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Breezy Point, N.Y., Aug. 5, 2013 -- About 350 of the more than 2,800 homes in Breezy Point were completely destroyed by the fires or flood surges caused by Hurricane Sandy. Ten months after Sandy, about 60 percent of the community has returned. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Cleared Debris in Breezy Point, N.Y.

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Breezy Point, N.Y., Aug. 5, 2013 -- About 350 of the more than 2,800 homes in Breezy Point were completely destroyed by the fires or flood surges caused by Hurricane Sandy. Ten months after Sandy, about 60 percent of the community has returned. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Brooklyn, N.Y., April 20, 2013 -- Floyd Bennett Field was one of the sites used by the Federal Emergency Management Agency as a staging area for supplies to help survivors of Hurricane Sandy. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Floyd Bennett Field used as a Point of Distribution by FEMA

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Brooklyn, N.Y., April 20, 2013 -- Floyd Bennett Field was one of the sites used by the Federal Emergency Management Agency as a staging area for supplies to help survivors of Hurricane Sandy. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • New York, Oct. 3, 2013 --The Battery Park Underpass was inundated by the storm surge from Hurricane Sandy. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was charged with de-watering the tunnels. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Battery Park Underpass, New York City

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    New York, Oct. 3, 2013 --The Battery Park Underpass was inundated by the storm surge from Hurricane Sandy. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was charged with de-watering the tunnels. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Liberty Island, N.Y., July 4, 2013 -- The passenger dock destroyed by the storm surge from Hurricane Sandy was rebuilt in time for the official reopening of the Statue of Liberty. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Liberty Island Docks Restored

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Liberty Island, N.Y., July 4, 2013 -- The passenger dock destroyed by the storm surge from Hurricane Sandy was rebuilt in time for the official reopening of the Statue of Liberty. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Liberty Island, N.Y., July 4, 2013 -- Hurricane Sandy flooded 75 percent of the island in October 2012, causing major damage to its infrastructure and facilities. The statue was reopened on July 4th following eight months of extensive repairs. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Restoration of The Statue of Liberty

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Liberty Island, N.Y., July 4, 2013 -- Hurricane Sandy flooded 75 percent of the island in October 2012, causing major damage to its infrastructure and facilities. The statue was reopened on July 4th following eight months of extensive repairs. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Long Beach, N.Y., July 26, 2013 -- The storm surge from Hurricane Sandy deposited tons of sand on the streets of Long Beach. The sand was collected and brought to staging areas where it was sifted to remove debris and then used to replenish the beaches. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    View from Riverside Boulevard

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Long Beach, N.Y., July 26, 2013 -- The storm surge from Hurricane Sandy deposited tons of sand on the streets of Long Beach. The sand was collected and brought to staging areas where it was sifted to remove debris and then used to replenish the beaches. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • After seven months of work to elevate this Freeport, N.Y. house, the homeowners are finally ready to move back in almost a year after Hurricane Sandy hit this south shore town and flooding their house and neighborhood with five feet of water.

    Freeport Home Elevation Seven Months Later

    Video by Wendell Davis Jr
    After seven months of work to elevate this Freeport, N.Y. house, the homeowners are finally ready to move back in almost a year after Hurricane Sandy hit this south shore town and flooding their house and neighborhood with five feet of water.
  • Long Beach, N.Y., October 25, 2013 -- A few days before the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, local officials cut the ribbon to open the completed boardwalk to the public. Seventy-five percent of the cost to rebuild the boardwalk was funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Public Assistance program and New York State will cover the remaining cost. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Residents View The Last Board Installed On The Boardwalk

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Long Beach, N.Y., October 25, 2013 -- A few days before the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, local officials cut the ribbon to open the completed boardwalk to the public. Seventy-five percent of the cost to rebuild the boardwalk was funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Public Assistance program and New York State will cover the remaining cost. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Long Beach, N.Y., October 25, 2013 -- A few days before the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, local officials cut the ribbon to open the completed boardwalk to the public. Seventy-five percent of the cost to rebuild the boardwalk was funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Public Assistance program and New York State will cover the remaining cost. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Final Section Of Boardwalk Is Opened To The Public

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Long Beach, N.Y., October 25, 2013 -- A few days before the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, local officials cut the ribbon to open the completed boardwalk to the public. Seventy-five percent of the cost to rebuild the boardwalk was funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Public Assistance program and New York State will cover the remaining cost. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Long Beach, N.Y., October 25, 2013 -- A few days before the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, local officials cut the ribbon to open the completed boardwalk to the public. Seventy-five percent of the cost to rebuild the boardwalk was funded by FEMA’s Public Assistance program and New York State will cover the remaining cost. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Long Beach Boardwalk Completed Ahead of Schedule and Under Budget

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Long Beach, N.Y., October 25, 2013 -- A few days before the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, local officials cut the ribbon to open the completed boardwalk to the public. Seventy-five percent of the cost to rebuild the boardwalk was funded by FEMA’s Public Assistance program and New York State will cover the remaining cost. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Long Beach, N.Y., October 26, 2013 -- Residents, first responders and politicians gathered in front of City Hall to observe the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. After speeches by local officials and N.Y. Senator Charles Schumer, the crowd watched a short film directed by Craig Weintraub recounting the day the hurricane hit and the efforts of residents to recover. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Residents Watch "Sandy" Film At One Year Anniversary Ceremony

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Long Beach, N.Y., October 26, 2013 -- Residents, first responders and politicians gathered in front of City Hall to observe the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. After speeches by local officials and N.Y. Senator Charles Schumer, the crowd watched a short film directed by Craig Weintraub recounting the day the hurricane hit and the efforts of residents to recover. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Long Beach, N.Y., October 26, 2013 -- Residents, first responders and politicians gathered in front of City Hall to observe the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. After speeches by local officials and N.Y. Senator Charles Schumer, the crowd watched a short film directed by Craig Weintraub recounting the day the hurricane hit and the efforts of residents to recover. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Residents Gather For One Year Anniversary Of Hurricane Sandy

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Long Beach, N.Y., October 26, 2013 -- Residents, first responders and politicians gathered in front of City Hall to observe the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. After speeches by local officials and N.Y. Senator Charles Schumer, the crowd watched a short film directed by Craig Weintraub recounting the day the hurricane hit and the efforts of residents to recover. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Long Beach, N.Y., October 26, 2013 -- Residents, first responders and politicians gathered in front of City Hall to observe the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. After speeches by local officials and N.Y. Senator Charles Schumer, the crowd watched a short film directed by Craig Weintraub recounting the day the hurricane hit and the efforts of residents to recover. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Residents Watch "Sandy" Film At One Year Anniversary Ceremony

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Long Beach, N.Y., October 26, 2013 -- Residents, first responders and politicians gathered in front of City Hall to observe the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. After speeches by local officials and N.Y. Senator Charles Schumer, the crowd watched a short film directed by Craig Weintraub recounting the day the hurricane hit and the efforts of residents to recover. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Long Beach, N.Y., October 26, 2013 -- Residents, first responders and politicians gathered in front of City Hall to observe the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. After speeches by local officials and N.Y. Senator Charles Schumer, the crowd watched a short film directed by Craig Weintraub recounting the day the hurricane hit and the efforts of residents to recover. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    First Responders Attend Ceremony Marking One Year Anniversary Of Sandy

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Long Beach, N.Y., October 26, 2013 -- Residents, first responders and politicians gathered in front of City Hall to observe the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. After speeches by local officials and N.Y. Senator Charles Schumer, the crowd watched a short film directed by Craig Weintraub recounting the day the hurricane hit and the efforts of residents to recover. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Long Beach, N.Y., October 26, 2013 -- Residents, first responders and politicians gathered in front of City Hall to observe the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. After speeches by local officials and N.Y. Senator Charles Schumer, the crowd watched a short film directed by Craig Weintraub recounting the day the hurricane hit and the efforts of residents to recover. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Residents Display Their Resiliency

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Long Beach, N.Y., October 26, 2013 -- Residents, first responders and politicians gathered in front of City Hall to observe the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. After speeches by local officials and N.Y. Senator Charles Schumer, the crowd watched a short film directed by Craig Weintraub recounting the day the hurricane hit and the efforts of residents to recover. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Long Beach, N.Y., October 26, 2013 -- Residents, first responders and politicians gathered in front of City Hall to observe the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. After speeches by local officials and N.Y. Senator Charles Schumer, the crowd watched a short film directed by Craig Weintraub recounting the day the hurricane hit and the efforts of residents to recover. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Senator Charles Schumer Speaks To Residents On One Year Anniversary Of Sandy

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Long Beach, N.Y., October 26, 2013 -- Residents, first responders and politicians gathered in front of City Hall to observe the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. After speeches by local officials and N.Y. Senator Charles Schumer, the crowd watched a short film directed by Craig Weintraub recounting the day the hurricane hit and the efforts of residents to recover. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Long Beach, N.Y., October 26, 2013 -- Residents, first responders and politicians gathered in front of City Hall to observe the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. After speeches by local officials and N.Y. Senator Charles Schumer, the crowd watched a short film directed by Craig Weintraub recounting the day the hurricane hit and the efforts of residents to recover. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    City of Long Beach, New York Hurricane Sandy One Year Observance

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Long Beach, N.Y., October 26, 2013 -- Residents, first responders and politicians gathered in front of City Hall to observe the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. After speeches by local officials and N.Y. Senator Charles Schumer, the crowd watched a short film directed by Craig Weintraub recounting the day the hurricane hit and the efforts of residents to recover. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

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