Lessons from Hurricane Sandy: a Community Response in Brooklyn, New York

The Journal of Urban Health: Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine published "Lessons from Hurricane Sandy: a Community Response in Brooklyn, New York," authored by four students, Graduate Center, CUNY School of Public Health -- Michael T. Schmeltz, Sonia K. González, Liza Fuentes, and Amy Kwan.

Liza Fuentes Sonia K. González Amy Kwan Michael T. Schmeltz
Liza Fuentes Sonia K. González Amy Kwan Michael T. Schmeltz

The field report examines the devastation due to Hurricane Sandy experienced in Red Hook, Brooklyn, New York, a neighborhood consisting of geographically isolated low-lying commercial and residential units, with a concentration of low-income housing, and disproportionate rates of poverty and poor health outcomes largely experienced by Black and Latino residents.

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Submitted on: OCT 28, 2013

Category: General GC News, Public Health (DPH)