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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  • New York's beaches reopen for the 2013 summer season seven months after Hurricane Sandy.

    New York beaches reopen for the summer season

    Video by Ashley Andjar
    New York's beaches reopen for the 2013 summer season seven months after Hurricane Sandy.
  • Statue of Liberty reopened on July 4, 2013, after being closed for eight months following damages from Hurricane Sandy.

    Statue of Liberty Reopens

    Video by Iabil Garza
    Statue of Liberty reopened on July 4, 2013, after being closed for eight months following damages from Hurricane Sandy.
  • The Secretary of Housing  and Urban Development(HUD)
and the Governor of New York  have unveiled a 750 million dollar  program to assist 102 communities  with rebuilding following damage from  Hurricanes Sandy, Irene and Lee,
by insisting on the planning and input of local leaders.

    New York Building Back Better

    Video by Andre Aragon
    The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development(HUD) and the Governor of New York have unveiled a 750 million dollar program to assist 102 communities with rebuilding following damage from Hurricanes Sandy, Irene and Lee, by insisting on the planning and input of local leaders.
  • This video discusses coastal flood risks in New York City and New Jersey. It explains the risks, the roles different entities play, and the actions they can take to protect against flooding.

    FEMA Region II Coastal Outreach Video

    Video by darin.tambascio@associates.fema.dhs.gov
    This video discusses coastal flood risks in New York City and New Jersey. It explains the risks, the roles different entities play, and the actions they can take to protect against flooding.
  • A look at the village of Freeport Long Island as it recovers one year after Hurricane Sandy.

    Freeport Long Island One year later

    Video by Wendell Davis
    A look at the village of Freeport Long Island as it recovers one year after Hurricane Sandy.
  • The Sands Atlantic Beach Club rebuilds after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy with the help of a Small Business Administration loan.

    The Sands Atlantic Beach Club

    Video by Andre Aragon
    The Sands Atlantic Beach Club rebuilds after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy with the help of a Small Business Administration loan.
  • Jones Beach State Park, N.Y., Aug.14, 2013 -- New York State Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation received $2.4 million in Public Assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for repairs to the two-mile boardwalk. Work proceeded through the winter to repair the heavily damaged boardwalk at Jones Beach to get it ready for the summer season. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Jones Beach Boardwalk Renovation

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Jones Beach State Park, N.Y., Aug.14, 2013 -- New York State Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation received $2.4 million in Public Assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for repairs to the two-mile boardwalk. Work proceeded through the winter to repair the heavily damaged boardwalk at Jones Beach to get it ready for the summer season. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Jones Beach State Park, N.Y., Aug. 14, 2013 -- New York State Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation received $2.4 million in Public Assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for repairs to the two-mile boardwalk. Work proceeded through the winter to repair the heavily damaged boardwalk to get it ready for the summer season. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Jones Beach Boardwalk Renovation following Hurricane Sandy

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Jones Beach State Park, N.Y., Aug. 14, 2013 -- New York State Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation received $2.4 million in Public Assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for repairs to the two-mile boardwalk. Work proceeded through the winter to repair the heavily damaged boardwalk to get it ready for the summer season. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Freeport, N.Y., Sept. 12, 2013 --The Crabshack was one of many businesses on the Nautical Mile severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy. The business has rebuilt and is now open. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Crabshack on the Nautical Mile in Freeport, N.Y.

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Freeport, N.Y., Sept. 12, 2013 --The Crabshack was one of many businesses on the Nautical Mile severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy. The business has rebuilt and is now open. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Freeport, N.Y., Sept. 19, 2013 --The Bamboo Bar & Grill was one of many businesses on the Nautical Mile severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy. The business has rebuilt and is now open. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Bamboo Bar & Grill on the Nautical Mile

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Freeport, N.Y., Sept. 19, 2013 --The Bamboo Bar & Grill was one of many businesses on the Nautical Mile severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy. The business has rebuilt and is now open. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Freeport, N.Y., Sept. 6, 2013 -- After the surge from Hurricane Sandy flooded their home with five feet of water, the homeowners decided to elevate their house. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    House Elevation in Freeport, N.Y.

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Freeport, N.Y., Sept. 6, 2013 -- After the surge from Hurricane Sandy flooded their home with five feet of water, the homeowners decided to elevate their house. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Long Beach, N.Y., July 26, 2013 -- Michigan St. and Ocean View Ave. nine months after Hurricane Sandy. The storm surge left behind several feet of sand in the streets. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Ocean View and Michigan St., Long Beach, N.Y.

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Long Beach, N.Y., July 26, 2013 -- Michigan St. and Ocean View Ave. nine months after Hurricane Sandy. The storm surge left behind several feet of sand in the streets. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Long Beach, N.Y., July 26, 2013 -- The storm surge from Hurricane Sandy left behind several feet of sand in the streets of Long Beach. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Michigan Street, Long Beach, N.Y.

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Long Beach, N.Y., July 26, 2013 -- The storm surge from Hurricane Sandy left behind several feet of sand in the streets of Long Beach. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Long Beach, N.Y., July 26, 2013 -- The storm surge from Hurricane Sandy left behind several feet of sand in the streets of Long Beach. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Debris Cleared from Louisiana Street, Long Beach, N.Y.

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Long Beach, N.Y., July 26, 2013 -- The storm surge from Hurricane Sandy left behind several feet of sand in the streets of Long Beach. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Long Beach, N.Y., July 26, 2013 -- The storm surge from Hurricane Sandy left behind several feet of sand in the streets of Long Beach. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Sand from Storm Surge cleared on Louisiana Street, Long Beach, N.Y.

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Long Beach, N.Y., July 26, 2013 -- The storm surge from Hurricane Sandy left behind several feet of sand in the streets of Long Beach. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Long Beach, N.Y., July 26, 2013 -- In November 2012, debris filled the streets as residents started to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Debris Removed on Georgia Avenue, Long Beach, N.Y.

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Long Beach, N.Y., July 26, 2013 -- In November 2012, debris filled the streets as residents started to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Long Beach, N.Y., June 26, 2013 -- The surge from Hurricane Sandy flooded the streets of Long Beach with four feet of water. Some homeowners have chosen to elevate their houses to avoid damage from future storms. K.C.Wilsey

    House Elevation, Long Beach, N.Y. following Hurricane Sandy

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Long Beach, N.Y., June 26, 2013 -- The surge from Hurricane Sandy flooded the streets of Long Beach with four feet of water. Some homeowners have chosen to elevate their houses to avoid damage from future storms. K.C.Wilsey
  • Long Beach, N.Y., Sept. 12, 2013 -- In November 2012, Hurricane Sandy destroyed the city's historic boardwalk. By November 2013, the construction of a stronger and safer boardwalk will be complete. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Long Beach Boardwalk Construction following Hurricane Sandy

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Long Beach, N.Y., Sept. 12, 2013 -- In November 2012, Hurricane Sandy destroyed the city's historic boardwalk. By November 2013, the construction of a stronger and safer boardwalk will be complete. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Atlantic Beach, N.Y., July 31, 2013 -- The Sands Atlantic Beach Club suffered $3 million worth of damage from Hurricane Sandy. The owner was able to rebuild and open by Memorial Day with the help of a Small Business Administration loan. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    The Sands Atlantic Beach Club Renovation

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Atlantic Beach, N.Y., July 31, 2013 -- The Sands Atlantic Beach Club suffered $3 million worth of damage from Hurricane Sandy. The owner was able to rebuild and open by Memorial Day with the help of a Small Business Administration loan. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Arverne, N.Y., Sept. 11, 2013 -- Storm drains were filled with sand from the storm surge of Hurricane Sandy. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Storm Drain Cleared in Arverne, N.Y.

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Arverne, N.Y., Sept. 11, 2013 -- Storm drains were filled with sand from the storm surge of Hurricane Sandy. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

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