A Different Sort of Fallout

Nov 19, 2012

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It’s been weeks since Superstorm Sandy came ashore in New Jersey. Still, thousands remain displaced or without power. Touring damaged areas of New York City last week, President Obama said one thing of the ongoing recovery that’s hard to dispute: “It’s not going to be easy.”

For one subset of Sandy victims dislocated by the storm, recovery is especially fraught with risk. Anna North is Senior Editor at Buzzfeed – she wrote about how Sandy’s impact is particularly tough on survivors of domestic violence, and she joins us now to tell us why.