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Remembering Hurricane Sandy 2 Years Later

A mother paces her damaged home with her young daughter, the strain and desperation building in her voice as she details the red tape and road blocks that stand between her and rebuilding.

An elderly woman living without heat or electricity describes why she's staying through the cold and dark, with winter approaching, in the apartment she's lived in for 70 years.

These remarkable stories and more are part of Katrina/Sandy, an interactive timeline produced by LandofOpportunity and Sandy Storyline that compares and contrasts the impact and responses to Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy.

Katrina/Sandy was conceived with a central question in mind: what can we learn by stepping back and viewing these two narratives in conversation with one another? Recovery can and should be different, and we must heed the stories of the past if we don't want to recreate them.

View Katrina/Sandy here.

Sandy Survivors – To add to the storyline, please submit your stories to Sandy Storyline.

IN THE NEWS

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    October 29, 2013

    Disaster Recovery

    From Katrina to Sandy: Beyond Anniversaries.

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    April 30, 2013

    From Katrina to Sandy: New VIDEO Made in Collaboration With Sandy Storyline

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    January 10, 2013

    Disaster Recovery

    We're attending the Road to Resilience in NYC!

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  • October 10, 2012

    Tonight: MIT's Urban Planning Film Series Screens Land of Opportunity

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    August 07, 2012

    Land of Opportunity to Participate in the 2012 BAVC Producers Institute: Stories With Impact

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  • May 11, 2012

    Check out our demo!

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  • May 10, 2012

    Interactive Web Video Player

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  • April 24, 2012

    Great week for Land of Opportunity!

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  • October 27, 2011

    Three Upcoming Land of Opportunity Screenings!

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  • September 21, 2011

    We Are Looking For Two Great Interns To Join Our Team!

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  • September 14, 2011

    Working Films Blog features Land of Opp Interactive Player

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  • September 07, 2011

    The Polis Blog reviews "Land of Opportunity"

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  • August 29, 2011

    Updates on the 6th Anniversary of Katrina

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  • August 25, 2011

    New PolicyLink video on declining black populations in major US cities

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  • July 28, 2011

    New Orleans, other US Cities Face Climate Change Threats

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  • March 11, 2011

    Land of Opportunity wins $5,000 Public Media Corps Grant!

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  • February 07, 2011

    Disaster Recovery

    2010 census reveals shifting population and demographics in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.

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  • October 26, 2010

    Stop the Politics of Hate!

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  • October 19, 2010

    Lisa Derrick from FDL on Land of Opportunity

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  • October 18, 2010

    Join Luisa Dantas on FDL!

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  • September 20, 2010

    Two New York area screenings

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  • August 28, 2010

    Disaster Recovery

    Cuentame sneak peek video!

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  • August 27, 2010

    Disaster Recovery

    Robert Greenwald blogs about Land of Opp in Huffington Post!

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  • August 26, 2010

    Disaster Recovery

    Oxfam America Releases New Report on BP Oil Gusher

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