Here is a report: “THE IMPACT OF SUPERSTORM SANDY ON NEW JERSEY TOWNS AND HOUSEHOLDS” (PDF; October 2013) | Stephanie Hoopes Halpin (cf Rutgers-Newark Report: Superstorm Sandy Recovery Short $28.3 Billion; Pain Spread Across NJ).
… the total cost of damages exceeds $37 billion ($7.8 billion for residents, $3.56 billion for businesses and $2.2 billion for municipalities plus $23.5 billion for hazard mitigation). Insurance has paid $6.5 billion, public assistance has provided $1.3 billion, and relief agencies have raised $146 million. In addition, the Small Business Administration provided $816 million in disaster loans. The remaining unmet need in New Jersey is $28.4 billion.
… This report also provides the means to compare the impact across New Jersey’s 21 counties and 553 municipalities that lost power or reported damage (of 565 New Jersey towns). …
How did communities fare in recovering from Sandy?
How did ALICE households fare?
What Qualifies for FEMA Assistance?
I. COMMUNITY HARDSHIP RESULTING FROM SUPERSTORM SANDY
II. HOUSEHOLD HARDSHIP RESULTING FROM SUPERSTORM SANDY
III. ALICE HARDSHIP AND RECOVERY
IV. MUNICIPAL RESPONSE
V. HOW WELL DID RESOURCES MEET NEEDS?
VI. CONCLUSION – PREPARATION FOR THE NEXT DISASTER