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Mon Apr 29, 2013, 06:47 AM

 

6 months ago today; Hurricane Sandy makes landfall in the Northeast

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurricane_Sandy



Formed: October 22, 2012

Dissipated: October 31, 2012 (extratropical after October 29)

Highest winds: 1-minute sustained - 115 mph (185 km/h)

Lowest pressure: 940 mbar (hPa); 27.76 inHg

Fatalities: 147 direct, 138 indirect (285 total)

Damage: ≥ $75 billion (2012 USD) (Second-costliest hurricane in US history)

Areas affected: Greater Antilles, Bahamas, most of the eastern United States (especially the coastal Mid-Atlantic States), Bermuda, eastern Canada


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Reply 6 months ago today; Hurricane Sandy makes landfall in the Northeast (Original post)
Cooley Hurd Apr 2013 OP
graham4anything Apr 2013 #1
Frank Brady Apr 2013 #2
hrmjustin Apr 2013 #3

Response to Cooley Hurd (Original post)

Mon Apr 29, 2013, 07:00 AM

1. 9 days without power, food, water. Not once did I even think of wanting a gun or bullet.

 

and I was quite happy when the tankers got through and a few stations had gas, that the great job the Police did in supervising the lines, so there were no problems.

My hats were tipped to the great job all the police and firemen and EMS did through the whole thing.

Bravo!

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Response to Cooley Hurd (Original post)

Mon Apr 29, 2013, 08:23 AM

2. Follow the money

Yes, Hurricane Sandy arrived with a bang and many, many folks stepped up to help. But now, six months later, there's still a problem seeing where all the money went. Shouldn't the flow of ALL the money (private and government) be posted for all to see?!?

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Response to Frank Brady (Reply #2)

Mon Apr 29, 2013, 11:21 AM

3. Welcome to DU my friend!

 

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