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Ida Devastation Spurs Call for a New ‘Build it Back’ Program for Flooding Victims

Queens BP Donovan Richards pleads with de Blasio to "step up" as swamped homeowners deal with slow and small aid. He’s pushing for a version of the Sandy-inspired program to repair — and possibly elevate — flooded homes.

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Council Deluges City Hall with Criticism Over Sandy Response, Seven Years Later

The 2012 storm’s anniversary spurred complaints about slow progress as lawmakers vowed a hearing on the flood insurance crisis revealed by THE CITY.

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New Housing Eyed for Brooklyn Lots Ravaged by Sandy

While Manhattan and Staten Island plan sea barriers, the city banks on one- and two-family homes in southern Brooklyn areas bound to see more floods.


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