Brad Hoylman 's Blog

Hurricane Sandy One Year Anniversary

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As we approach the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, we should remain cognizant of the existing hardships that continue to affect many of our city’s neighborhoods. New Yorkers have shown great resiliency in the storm’s aftermath and I applaud those who have volunteered on behalf of storm damaged neighborhoods here and across the city. Also, it is my hope that this anniversary can serve as a reminder of the need to be prepared for any disaster. I’d like to encourage everyone to develop an emergency preparedness plan, some tips on which can be found on New York City’s Office of Emergency Management website at www.nyc.gov/readyny.