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Most Victims Back Home ‘Sandy,’ a Year Later: Good and Bad News

Posted: Monday, October 28, 2013 5:00 pm

Deputy Mayor Caswell F. Holloway had two messages for New Yorkers as the first anniversary of Hurricane Sandy approached last week: First, we’ve come a long way. Second, we have a long way to go.

Sandy, which Mr. Holloway called the worst natural disaster in the city’s history, hit Oct. 29, 2012, killing 44 people and forcing thousands to evacuate flooded areas, which included parts of lower Manhattan, Coney Island, the Rockaways and other sections of southern Queens. The subways and the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel also were flooded.

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