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USA: Hurricane Sandy 2012

Total number of documents: 15

Rebuilding with resilience: Lessons from the rebuild by design competition after Hurricane Sandy
Source(s): Georgetown University; Rebuild by Design; Rockefeller Fndn
Publication date: 2016
Number of pages: 102 p.

This study presents analysis of the six winning Hurricane Sandy Design Competition projects selected to demonstrate innovative approaches for rebuilding communities affected by Hurricane Sandy in...


Building resilience in supply chains
Source(s): Accenture; WEF
Publication date: 2014
Number of pages: 41 p.

This report explores government and industry sector views on systemic supply chain risks and building a resilience framework to manage them. Top supply chain risks identified in the report by corporat...


Building resiliency task force: Sandy - One year later
Source(s): NYC, United States of America - gov
Publication date: 2014
Number of pages: 6 p.

This report looks back at Superstorm Sandy, asserting that the City of New York is better prepared for the next extreme weather event. It provides recommendations to make buildings safer while helping...


Critical infrastructure systems: a case study of the interconnectedness of risks posed by hurricane Sandy for New York City
Source(s): Earth Inst
Publication date: 2014
Number of pages: 16 p.

The goal of this paper is to investigate the impact of Hurricane Sandy from the perspective of interdependence among different sectors of critical infrastructure in New York City and to assess the int...


Resilient communities: empowering older adults in disasters and daily life
Source(s): NYAM
Publication date: 2014
Number of pages: 108 p.

This report first conveys the assets and needs of community-dwelling older adults during disasters that result in power outages and service interruptions, drawing on literature, and with a special foc...


After Sandy: advancing strategies for long-term resilience and adaptability
Source(s): ULI Foundation
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 56 p.

This report evaluates local and federal plans for strengthening community resiliency post-Sandy and offers guidance on post-disaster rebuilding and building in anticipation of future disasters in a wa...


Hurricane Sandy rebuilding strategy: stronger communities, a resilient region
Source(s): HUD, United States of America - gov
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 198 p.

This document presents the policy recommendations of the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force for helping the rebuilding of the region affected by the 2011 super-storm. The recommendations include: (...


National strategy recommendations: future disaster preparedness
Source(s): FEMA, United States of America - gov
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 19 p.

This report provides FEMA’s recommendations for the development of a national strategy for reducing costs, loss of life, and injuries associated with extreme disaster events in vulnerable areas of t...


Natural catastrophes and man-made disasters in 2012: a year of extreme weather events in the US
Source(s): Swiss Re
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 40 p.

Sigma 2/2013: This study reports on the worldwide economic losses from over 300 natural catastrophes and man-made disasters recorded in 2012 and the cost to the global insurance industry. It specif...


Rebuilding for resilience: fortifying infrastructure to withstand disaster
Source(s): PwC - Switzerland
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 57 p.

This report extends the focus of the UNISDR-PwC initiative, looking specifically at the long-term opportunity for public-private sector collaboration in building or rebuilding risk-resilient infrastru...


Retour d’expérience suite à l’ouragan Sandy sur la côte Est des Etats-Unis
Source(s): HCFDC
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 91 p.

In French: Ce rapport présente les résultats d'une étude réalisée dans le but de procéder au bilan de l’impact de Sandy sur les populations et les infrastructures critiques (réseaux d’...


State of the climate in 2012
Source(s): AMS
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 240 p.

The primary goals of this report are to place the weather and climate events of the year into accurate historical perspective, and to provide information on the state, trends, and variability of the c...


The year of recurring disasters: a review of natural disasters in 2012
Source(s): Brookings Inst, the
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 99 p.

This report examines four topics: (i) disasters in 2012, with a focus on recurring disasters; (ii) the role of regional organizations in disaster risk management; (iii) wildfires; and (iv) the importa...


Using ICT and social media in disasters: opportunities and risks for government
Source(s): CSS; ETH
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 28 p.

This report examines four different issue areas to analyze how social media is used in the context of risk and crisis communication, using hurricane Sandy as an example. These areas include: public sa...


WMO statement on the status of the global climate in 2012
Source(s): WMO
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 33 p.

This document is the 2012 edition of WMO's internationally recognized series gathering together the key climate events of the year. It considers the natural variability caused by the El Niño/La Niña...