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N.J. braces for future disasters by fleeing, and fortifying, the coast

N.J. braces for future disasters by fleeing, and fortifying, the coast

FRANKLYN CATER / NPR - It has been nearly two years since Hurricane Sandy crashed ashore in New Jersey, devastating cities [go to article]

Superstorm Sandy not ‘The Big One,’ so East Coast must plan for $100 billion storms: Report

Superstorm Sandy not ‘The Big One,’ so East Coast must plan for $100 billion storms: Report

TERRELL JOHNSON / WEATHER CHANNEL - Nearly two years ago, Superstorm Sandy slammed into the U.S. East Coast with a ferocity that left [go to article]

After Hurricane Sandy, N.J. cities rethink proximity to the water

MELISSA BLOCK / NPR - Melissa Block talks to Monique Coleman of Woodbridge, N.J., about why her family is leaving their home [listen to audio]

Hurricanes may pose ‘insurmountable challenge’ in future without planning, study says

Hurricanes may pose ‘insurmountable challenge’ in future without planning, study says

ERIN O'NEILL / NJ.COM - While climate change, population growth and development in vulnerable communities continues to exacerbate the risk posed [go to article]

Flood victims asked to return Sandy aid

BRENDA FLANAGAN / NJTV - In neighborhoods chewed up by Sandy, rebuilding continues — and many homes still need to be repaired [go to article]

Getting ready for the next Sandy

Getting ready for the next Sandy

KIRK MOORE / APP.COM - Beach replenishment by the Army Corps of Engineers won’t be enough to save Shore towns from the next [go to article]

Editorial: Sandy still lingers

Editorial: Sandy still lingers

THE RECORD - August ended with the Christie administration announcing grants to help Shore towns better handle future storms and trumpeting the work [go to article]

Shore community hit hard by Sandy fights long odds

MIKE KELLY / THE RECORD - Each day Bill Mullen comes to a patch of sand that used to be his home in the Jersey [go to article]

Restoration pays off in reduced flooding for coastal community

ELIZABETH SCHUSTER / COOL GREEN SCIENCE, NATURE CONSERVANCY - At large scales, there is strong evidence that intact natural systems can reduce flooding [go to article]

NJ allocates over $1 billion in loans for Sandy-related water, sewer repairs

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state is ramping up its spending big-time to help New Jersey’s water and sewer utilities [go to article]

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