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One year after Superstorm Sandy: A mixed recovery [Copy link] 中文

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One year after Superstorm Sandy ravaged the coasts of New York and New Jersey, the recovery has been mixed. Some residents have rebuilt and others are participating in a buyback program instituted by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to return some neighborhoods to nature. At least 286 people were killed by the storm, which made landfall on October 29, 2012. -- Thea Breite


People hold hands during a remembrance ceremony along the beachfront damaged by hurricane Sandy in October 2012 in the Rockaways section of the borough of Queens in New York October 27, 2013. Local residents gathered to observe a moment of silence two days before the one year anniversary of the storm. (Shannon Stapleton/Reuters)


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Jean Laurie changes the numbers on a sign she erected across the road from where her house once stood before being destroyed by Superstorm Sandy in October of 2012 in the Ocean Breeze section of Staten Island in New York City, October 23, 2013. Many on the low lying south shore of Staten island continue to struggle to recover from the hurricane which destroyed hundreds of homes on the island with just days until the one year anniversary of the October 29, 2013 storm (Mike Segar/REUTERS) #



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Numbers representing the address of a home destroyed by Superstorm Sandy in October 2012 are seen in Union Beach, New Jersey October 27, 2013. Progress is seen in some areas along the beachfront while others remain damaged, two days before the one year anniversary of the storm. (Eric Thayer/REUTERS) #


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At the remembrance ceremony in the Rockaways in New York October 27, 2013, local residents held hands on the beach. (Shannon Stapleton/Reuters) #



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Many sites that have not been rebuilt display the American flag.


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Jean and Burt Laurie stand on the lot where their house once stood before being destroyed by Superstorm Sandy in October 2012 in the Ocean Breeze section of Staten Island in New York City, October 23, 2013.




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Protesters affected by Superstorm Sandy attend a rally outside City Hall in New York, calling for more to be done by government regarding the rebuilding process, affordable housing and better job opportunities on October 27, 2013 in New York City.


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