Superstorm Sandy

How do you think the state, the federal government and others responded to superstorm Sandy? Who did a terrific job and who fell short? What more needs to be done moving forward?

1. How would you rate the job your town did in cleaning up the damage caused by superstorm Sandy?

2. How would you rate the job insurance companies did in processing your claims quickly and fairly after Sandy?

3. How would you rate the job FEMA did in providing temporary housing for people whose homes were displaced by Sandy?

4. How would you rate the job the federal and state government have done in dispensing aid to affected homeowners to repair and rebuild quickly?

5. How would you rate the job nonprofit Sandy relief groups have done in getting aid to organizations and individual affected homeowners quickly?

6. Have the state and federal government done enough to protect the New Jersey coast and inland areas from a recurrence of the catastrophic damage caused by superstorm Sandy?

7. Should the state form a coastal commission to coordinate efforts to protect Jersey Shore communities in the future?

8. What more should the state and/or federal government be doing to speed up the Sandy recovery efforts?

9. Should the state allow any homeowner or business that wants to rebuild to do so, regardless of the level of risk for future flooding?

10. Do you agree with the decision by towns to rebuild their boardwalks before the beaches have been replenished and dunes or other protective barriers have been erected?

11. How would you grade the superstorm Sandy recovery efforts (A to F) of the following?

  A B C D E F
Gov. Chris Christie
State DEP
Private insurers
Nonprofit groups