Councilman Treyger gives update on Sandy recovery

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New York City Councilman Mark Treyger stopped by the News 12 Brooklyn studio on Tuesday to give an update on the borough's recovery five years after Superstorm Sandy hit.

The councilman talks success stories following the storm and details his "Hurricane Sandy recovery task force."

Treyger also discusses what steps the city has taken to prepare for future natural disasters.

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