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10 years after Superstorm Sandy caused more that $70 billion in damages and killed more than 200

An ambulance sits abandoned in the middle of a flooded street after Hurricane Sandy Oct. 30, 2012 in Hoboken, New Jersey. (Michael Bocchieri/Getty Images)
An ambulance sits abandoned in the middle of a flooded street after Hurricane Sandy Oct. 30, 2012 in Hoboken, New Jersey. (Michael Bocchieri/Getty Images)

Dawn Zimmer was the mayor of Hoboken, New Jersey in 2012, during Sandy, and the city experienced flooding from storm surge.

She joins Here & Now‘s Celeste Headlee to talk about the recovery effort and how the city and region has worked to become more resilient since.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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