What Are The Impacts Of Hurricane Sandy Hurricane

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Hurricane Sandy, a late-season post-tropical cyclone, swept through the Caribbean and up the East Coast of the United States in late October 2012. Hurricane Sandy was the deadliest and most destructive hurricane of the 2012. The storm left dozens dead, thousands homeless and millions without power. Total damage is expected to be in the billions of dollars. Several health care issues and threats were experienced. The greatest health threat came from the storm that swept into densely populated communities resulting in drownings. Fire posed another hazard. Dozens of fires broke out in other areas as a result of the storm. Outdoor air quality became a concern after flooding events when sediment deposited by floodwaters on city streets and sidewalks
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