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Credit: Cecil Scheib





An award-winning design of an elevated
home in New Orleans. Credit: Yavuz
Akcora, Nicholas McDermott, Shane
Neufeld, Jenny Wu | Rogers Marvel
Architects


A tree damaged this Staten
Island home during Superstorm
Sandy. Credit: Walt Jennings | FEMA



Unprotected hazardous chemicals can turn floodwaters
into a toxic soup. Credit: Charles Sykes | AP Photo




High winds can damage
unsecured equipment.
Credit: FEMA



A police officer bakes in the
summer heat. Credit: Shiho
Fukada | AP Photo



Credit: David Shankbone |
Wikimedia Commons




NYU's cogeneration plant kept the
lights on during Superstorm Sandy
Credit: Ken Micallef



Stairwell lighting is essential during
extended blackouts. Credit: Jocelyn
Augustino | FEMA



Drivers waited for hours to fill up after
Superstorm Sandy. Credit: Casey Soloff




Credit: David Goldman | AP Photo





This Manhattan family carried
water upstairs after Superstorm
Sandy left their building without power
Credit: Craig Ruttle | AP Photo


Which of these buildings is not like the other? The dark blue super-insulated Brooklyn rowhouse in this thermal image
shows just how drafty its neighbors are. Credit: Sam McAfee | sgBUILD.com




Credit: Stephen Foley |
Financial Times





Planning ahead is essential for resiliency
Credit: Andrea Booher | FEMA




Building facades may
be at risk of failure
from heavy rain and
high winds. Credit: Jay
Lazarin | iStockphoto.com

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