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Hurricane Ida

  1. climate change
    ‘That’s What Hurt the Most: The Things You Can’t Replace’Five East Elmhurst residents on what they lost to Hurricane Ida.
  2. streets
    We’re Falling Short on Even the Simplest Fix for Storm FloodingPlugged-up drains should be the most straightforward problem to solve, and the city can’t keep up.
  3. hurricane ida
    What Went Wrong With NYC’s Emergency Alerts, and How Can We Do Better?Contextual warnings, explicit directions, and better outreach before the storm could all help.
  4. cityscape
    If You’re Worried About Mold After the Flooding, Get In Line“You don’t have enough pumps, you don’t have enough dehumidifiers, you don’t have enough fans.”
  5. climate change
    Scenes from Ida’s Chaotic, Tragic Night in New York CityThe bus driver stuck in raw sewage, a delivery worker who biked through a foot of water, and other stories from the flood.
  6. housing
    Those Flooded Basement Apartments are a Deadly Part of the Housing CrisisThe most dangerous place to be last night was on the ground floor.
  7. street view
    To Stop Flooding, New York Needs Spongy StreetsThe city does the equivalent of mopping up an overflowing toilet with a rock. We have alternatives, and should use them.
  8. danger
    Yes, Food-Delivery Workers Were Out in Last Night’s Deadly FloodThis should not keep happening.