Anatomy of a recovery: Rebuilding from Sandy devastation - Reuters Investigates
Thursday, November 08, 2012 - 03:41
Rockaway, Queens was one of the hardest hit areas from Hurricane Sandy. Government and private relief organizations have been criticized for their slow response, but grassroots and community-based groups were quick to mobilize and are leading recovery efforts.
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