32 Oral Histories from Red Hook Sandy Survivors, 2012

Hurricane Sandy hit Brooklyn around 8pm on October 29, 2012. which caused devastating flooding in Red Hook. The following 32 interviews are part of a project "Sandy: Tell Your Story" recorded by Emergency Management Methodology Partners (EMMP) in 2013, as chronicles of what happened and as lessons for the future.  Red Hook residents and business owners shared their experiences of living through Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath.

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Albert Reed

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Angie

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Anna Hernandez

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Ashley Connor

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Azula Crawford

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Barbara Solice

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Bonita Gonzales

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Buriah Whal

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Calvin Spenser

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Caroline Williams

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Carmen Soto

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Charles Flickenger

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Clint Morris

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Carolina Salguero

PortSide NewYork founder and President Carolina Salguero being interviewed about her hurricane Sandy experience. View File Details Page

Christina LaPurense

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David Sotomayor

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David Lassen & Sallie Mize

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Debrah Trory

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Devano Williams

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Eddie Lopez

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Edna Rivera

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Elieser Medina

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Elizabeth Clark

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Elsa DeLaCruz

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Eric and Lauren Taffera

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Galen Webb

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Gillette and Serenity

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Lisa Gonzalez

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Reg Flower

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Sheryl Nash-Chisholm

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Tess Wright

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Derek Dominy - Metal & Thread

Artists Denise Carbonell and Derek Dominy made and sold their art at the store Metal and Thread which was located at 398 Van Brunt St. They were an exception in preparing for the flooding caused by super storm Sandy. They kept water out of their store front, but suffered damage in their basement when water from the neighboring flooded basement burst through a wall.. View File Details Page

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2013

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