New Report: Extreme Weather, Extreme Costs
Details True Cost of Sandy, Billions More Than Initial Estimates
Less than one month before the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy many New Jersey residents, businesses and communities have learned that the costs of Sandy are much higher than the tens of billions originally estimated. Monday, US Strong will release a new report, Extreme Weather, Extreme Costs: The True Financial Impact of Superstorm Sandy on New Jersey Homeowners, Businesses and Municipalities, that helps clarify just how high that cost is. The report details the true financial costs of Sandy to homeowners, businesses and communities—and includes stories and interviews with impacted individuals.
(Details on press event below the video)
Watch the video summary of interviews from the report:
-Curtis Fisher, US Strong Report Co-author
-NJ State Senator Robert Singer (R)
-Martin McHugh, President, McHugh Environmental Associates LLC.
-Impacted homeowners and business owners.
Where: Point Pleasant Community Park (across the street from the Point Pleasant Boro Hall) 2233 Bridge Ave., Point Pleasant Boro, NJ 08742
When: 1 pm Monday, October 7th
RSVP/Contact: Lauren Townsend, Lauren@usstrong.us, O 732.774.4197 C 215.939.7621
or Sam Boykin, firstname.lastname@example.org, 917.447.2657
This event’s discussion will also use the hashtag #truecostSandy to coordinate on social media.
About US Strong: US Strong is a non-profit, non-partisan initiative focused on building support for Extreme Weather Relief and Protection. We are engaging homeowners, first responders, faith leaders, businesses, community organizations and leaders to build support for common-sense responses and protective measures to respond to extreme weather.