HURRICANE SANDY

DATE OF FLOOD

THE FLOOD OCCURRED OCTOBER 22ND 2012 TO NOVEMBER 2ND
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LOCATION

IT HAPPENED IN NEW JERSEY NORTH EAST OF THE ATLANTIC OCEAN

RIVERS INVOLVED

NEW YORK, PENNSYLVANIA, MARYLAND, WASHINGTON, AND NORTH CAROLINA

SIZE OF AREA AFFECTED

THE HURRICANE SWEPT THROUGH THE CARIBBEAN AND UP THE EAST COAST OF THE UNITED STATES
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FLOOD CONTROL MEASURES THAT WERE IN PLACE

THERE WAS NOTHING THERE TO STOP IT

HOW LONG DID IT TAKE FOR THE WATER TO RECEDE

IT TOOK ONE YEAR AND NINE MONTHS

FACT #1

THE FLOOD TOOK AWAY 5950 HOUSES FROM RESIDENTS JUST FROM MANHATTAN NEW YORK

FACT #2

THE YEAR THE HURRICANE HAPPENED THE DOWNTOWN ALLIANCES COSTED $1588913 IN GRANTS TO LOWER MANHATTAN BUISINESSESS

FACT #3

NEW YORK HAD 42 DEATHS 12 IN NEW JERSEY 9 IN MARYLAND SIX IN PENNSYLVANIA 5 IN WEST VIRGINIA 4 IN CONNECTICUT TWO IN VIRGINIA AND ONE IN NORTH CAROLINA