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The devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy is overwhelming and provides a real life example of how important community response is in reestablishing services to meet basic human needs.

There are a number of articles chronicling stories of personal and community response. Feel free to add ones you find that illuminate the importance of working together and the lessons learned about how to make a community based response more effective.

Here's the first:
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/10/opinion/nocera-no-heat-till-chris...

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An example of how occupy is stepping up to the plate: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/11/nyregion/where-fema-fell-short-oc...

another great article about how occupy is mobilizing and the forward push this is giving to climate justice
http://www.resilience.org/stories/2012-11-13/occupy-sandy-from-reli...

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