disaster recovery

FAQ: Celebrating the Monument of Monuments

As the tallest structure in the nation’s capital and one of the most iconic, the historic obelisk honoring America’s first […]

Restoring Resiliency at Dyke Marsh

A year ago, Superstorm Sandy slammed the East Coast, demonstrating once again the power of nature. It left behind $65 […]

On July 4, 2013, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell cut the ribbon with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez, and Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis to reopen Liberty Island for the first time since Hurricane Sandy. NPS photo by Steven Sinski.

The Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy

A Lesson in Unity

Exactly one year ago today, Superstorm Sandy made landfall in the New York metropolitan area, leaving a trail of destruction in […]

A NASA photo of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, May 24, 2010.

Three Years Later: Gulf Coast Still Recovering from BP Oil Spill

This Saturday, April 20, marks the third anniversary of the oil rig explosion that devastated coastal communities, waters, and lands […]

Destruction on Ellis Island caused by Superstorm Sandy.

Hope in the Wake of Tragedy

Sandy Supplemental Allows for Smart Redevelopment

When Sandy crashed ashore just a few months ago, it ravaged the cities, towns, and shorelines of New York and […]