One year after Sandy, are we prepared for another superstorm?

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Philanthropy New York's Superstorm Sandy work was cited in a CNN op-ed by Lori Bertman, Board Chair of the Center for Disaster Philanthropy.

FORTUNE -- A burning question for domestic disaster professionals -- and just about anyone with a wandering imagination -- has always been, "What would happen if a catastrophic event hit the island of Manhattan and its surrounding boroughs?" Last October, Superstorm Sandy made landfall in the Tristate Area, prompting a mandatory evacuation order for hundreds of thousands of New York City residents and inducing visions of a bad Will Smith end-of-the-world movie. For many in the Northeast, that is exactly how it must have felt...

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