Tropical storm ida

The deadline’s been extended into January.
Two maps can tell the story of a street in Hollis.
A council member says tropical storm Ida showed that upgrading units below street level, often occupied by the poor, is a matter of life and death in the era of climate change
“We can close gaps in aid and help New Yorkers in need,” Governor Kathy Hochul said.
“For the first 20 years or so, it was just us advocates screaming like this needs to get done. And none of the government agencies would listen to us."
“It’s ridiculous. It’s disheartening.”
Ida devastated an Elizabeth, NJ apartment complex that served as a hub of refugee resettlement in the region.
Investigators and researchers are unraveling the mixture of calamities that contributed to people perishing in underground dwellings during Ida's flash floods.
Mold, bacteria, asbestos and shaky foundations are just a few of post-Ida plagues threatening New Yorkers.
Another storm is expected to bring two inches of rain overnight in some parts of the New York City area, days after Ida.
“You're trying to recover from a pandemic so you take a loss there and now you have this, I don't know how sustainable it is, it really just depends on what aid is out there to basically start from scratch.”
“I would guess hundreds of thousands died, easily,” said one rat expert. The survivors aren't happy.
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