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Red Hook After Sandy. One Year Later.

The impact of Sandy is still a daily presence in Red Hook. People who live and work here will never forget the damage and loss. We also cannot forget the outpouring of support from volunteers, residents, and nonprofits that came together to help each other. Many of our staff were directly impacted by Sandy and lived in flooded areas like Red Hook, the Rockaways and Staten Island. Many residents and local businesses are still struggling to get back on their feet. This community, like so many others, continues to work together to recover and make sure we're more resilient for the next storm.

You can see past blog posts from the Justice Center immediately following the storm here:
Renewal in Red Hook, Shelter from the Storm, Red Hook on the Road, We're Back!, A Round of Applause for Red Hook. Below are some pictures we took which document the days after the storm.

Jessica Colon
Deputy Director


The Justice Center's Basement after Five Feet of Flood Water was Pumped Out
 
 
 Residents Line Up for Food and Water
 
Center for Court Innovation Staff Take a Break from Volunteering to Pose for a Picture
 
Justice Center Staff Delivers Food to Elderly Residents in Darkened Red Hook Houses

 Judge Calabrese Gets Help from a Young Volunteer

The National Guard Arrived in Red Hook with Tens of Thousands of Meals, Water Bottles, and Other Supplies
 
 

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